ISO 9001, ISO 14001, sustainability, green business, sustainable, solar company

Becoming A Sustainable Solar Business

We know we’re doing a good thing by putting up solar panels.  Saving CO2, and mitigating climate change is why we do what we do.  But is it enough? Are we a sustainable business? When you work in a solar…

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Community Energy Champions!

The team here at Joju are delighted to have been awarded the prize for “Best Use of Solar in a Community Energy Project” at the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017.  These awards are the most prestigious in the solar industry,…

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Cooperative Energy revolution in the Black Forest

Why would a cooperative energy supplier from the Black Forest in Southern Germany sue the European Commission for the building of a nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C? Our 2017 intern from Germany, Fridolin Dorwarth explains. The founding of…

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Battery Storage and Electric Vehicle Policy Announcements

Last week saw two major policy announcements with major impacts on the way we manage our electricity networks, generate and consume electricity, and use transport. The Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy released its Smart Systems and Flexibility plan…

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Three is the magic number!

Joju have been nominated three times at this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards Well, awards season is upon us again, and it’s been another great year for Joju Solar.  The Solar Power Portal Awards are recognized as the leading solar…

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Powerwall 2 by Tesla – An installers view

We’ve just installed one of the first Tesla Powerwall 2 units in the country, for comic actor, presenter and renewable energy enthusiast Robert Llewellyn.  We’ve blogged the entire installation process, so you can see how simple it is. Installing the…

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high efficiency, Sunpower, quality, LG, Panasonic, X22, X21, X20

What is the Most Efficient Solar Panel?

At Joju Solar, one of the most common questions we are asked is “what is the most efficient solar panel?”  Here’s our guide to the best of the best. More efficient photovoltaic systems produce more electricity from every square meter…

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The Energy Transition will Transform Society

We are in the middle of an Energy Transition right now!!  Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric looks at how this will change our lives and society in ways that are unimaginable. Towards the Philosophy of Energy I’ve always had a…

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design, architect, plans, solar, layout

Don’t just tessellate it – design it!

Designing high quality solar systems isn’t as easy as you’d think. Architects and Solar Design When architects design a new build or renovation project they are often asked, or required by law, to have some solar PV capacity there. The…

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Feel the Purple. Join the new power generation

Did you know that Prince was a solar energy philanthropist as well as an inspirational musician? Prince and Solar for Social Housing Well, it turns out that he was.  According to Prince’s close friend Van Jones, “The world needs to…

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