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Water taxis powered by green energy could soon start running between Cardiff and Bristol. Plymouth-based luxury boat firm Patriot Yachts is developing two hydrogen-powered passenger ferries to operate on the route. The boats, which cost a total of £1m, will be able to transport about 100 people across the Bristol Channel between the two cities. ..”..They will […]

A convective cooling approach keeps solar system temperatures down. A group of researchers from Portland State University have developed a method of raising the energy yield from solar plants around 5% while reducing degradation of the panel by more than 0.3% per year. This remarkable increase has been developed using a convective cooling approach. Put simply, […]

Yes, with SMA Shadefix – optimisation that’s integrated into the inverter! SMA has developed a superior optimisation technique – SMA ShadeFix. And the best thing about this solution is that it is an integrated software solution that comes with all SMA inverters at no extra cost! There is evidence that SMA ShadeFix is the best option in […]

The move could provide a significant boost to electric vehicle demand along with the broader stimulus plan which included taxes to penalise ownership of large polluting combustion-engined sports utility vehicles and a 6,000 euro subsidy towards the cost of an electric vehicle. Germany’s announcement follows a French plan to boost electric car sales announced last […]

Demand for solar PV will follow suit. The UK went into lockdown on March 23rd. This unprecedented shift in the way we live has massively impacted our energy consumption. As a result, we have seen a lot of interesting figures emerge from our energy usage as more of us stay home. Following a Government report, the […]

ROOFIT is a UK Government Accreditation for large Solar Installations. If your generator meets either of the following criteria, it must apply for ROO-FIT in order to benefit from Feed In Tariff payments via the ROO-FIT scheme. Criteria for ROO-FIT Accreditation: Generators between 50kW and 50MW Total Installed Capacity (TIC) up to and including 5MW […]

Normally you would not need any permission to install solar panels on your roof. Especially when these are installed in an off grid scenario and or you use the grid as a backup only. For the second solar architecture you would need a so called export limitation package installed.  The same applies to hiring a […]

Contact us today to find out how we can install solar panels to your new build projects to satisfy the law for cost price. 1kW to 2kw installations for £700-£1600 plus installation costs. What Solar Installations are Available? For new builds the most applicable installations are solar panels and solar hot water systems. Solar panel installations are added to […]

Find out why solar is on the Government’s Roadmap. As we all know, much of our energy expenditure comes from within the home. From hobs to hoovers, we are a country dependent on our appliances. All this, however, comes at a cost. As of March 2020, the UK was ranked 16th worst for emissions globally, with […]

Supreme quality and durability – wherever the sun shines! Fifty years producing innovative light metal products has provided Schletter with the experience and expertise needed to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of solar mounting systems. From its beginning as a family-owned enterprise to its present position as a global group of companies with around […]