Urgent: Save your community PV project by registering

Readers may or may not be aware that the government has announced a consultation on drastically reducing or scrapping the solar Feed-in Tariff (FiT) from January 2016. We’re assuming the worst case scenario – that it will go completely. This is likely to mean that the business case for putting solar photovoltaic panels (PV) on most buildings will disappear.READ MORE

Cleaning, solar panels

Cleaning and maintaining your solar panels: an expert guide

Customers often ask us if they should arrange to have their solar panels cleaned. The short answer is that it is unlikely to be worth it. In the UK climate solar panels are largely self-cleaning and deterioration in PV system output due to dust or dirt is rarely detectable, even after 3 years. However, if you are in doubt do ask us to have a look at your generation figures (taking in to account weather variations).READ MORE