The climate in the South West of England is influenced by the Azores high pressure system which helps maximise the hours of sunshine received annually in Exeter. Exeter itself enjoys over 1,600 hours of sun each year which is 22% above the UK national average. The months April to September get the majority of the town's sunshine, averaging over...
Get access to MCS installers in Raeding today by filling out the form at the top of the page. You wi9ll be able to get a no obligation quote from up to 4 trusted installers in your area. For the latest news on how much you can save read about the latest UK Feed in Tariff figures. In Reading, the exposure of sunlight is enough to produce a decent...
Completed in August 2012 following a 6 month design and installation process, a 960 PV solar panel array commissioned by Sembcorp Bournemouth Water (SBW) has gone into operation. Generating in excess of 500,000kWh and integrating the solar technology into the existing electrical infrastructure means the water company will be able to cut their...
August 2012 saw the completion of the 146 panel PV solar array at Taunton Swimming Pool. Despite experiencing the wettest summer on record, the installation has still managed to generate 90kWh of energy daily, and is hoped to create an income of up to £10,000 annually through the government's FIT (Feed-in Tariff) scheme. Good news for Taunton...
November 2012 saw the introduction of the £16.5 million Westmill solar farm on the Oxfordshire/Wiltshire border close to the city of Salisbury. The community owned renewable energy co-operative initiative has been designed to deliver 5MW of power annually to 1,500 homes in the area, saving a total of 2,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions. The project has...
Redhill in Surrey is an ideal place to have photovoltaic (PV) solar panels installed onto your property. In fact, Surrey is the eighth sunniest place to live in the entire United Kingdom and received over 1,500 hours of sunshine in 2011. In Redhill, an average day in July receives 10 hours worth of sunlight. Even in December, which is the month...
Medway contains the Kentish towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham. The River Medway runs through the middle of the vicinity which has the advantage of being situated in one of the sunniest parts of the UK. Indeed, Kent was recently named the fourth sunniest place in Great Britain and in 2011 the sun shone for over 1,600 hours...
Hemel Hempstead, located in Hertfordshire, has a population of almost 90,000. In the east of the country, the town receives sufficient amounts of sunshine to make solar panels a viable option for its residents. During the months of June and July, the average number of sun hours received are 8 and 9 respectively. Even in winter there is an...
Brighton residents looking to have solar panels installed onto their roofs have the luxury of living in one of the most suitable locations in the country. Brighton is in Sussex, which is the sunniest county in the United Kingdom. Indeed, in 2011 there were a total of 1,659 hours of sunshine in Sussex. Brighton itself receives on average 7 hours...
Despite being located just six miles south of the notoriously rainy city of Manchester, solar power in Stockport is proving very popular. Even local primary schools are getting on the act with Bredbury Green Primary School having installed new solar panels this year in a bid to generate over 3,300 KWH of energy annually. SHINE, who run the...