SAVE NOT SELLThursday 11th of February 2016How can your solar PV system save you even more than you earn? The secret is self-consumption. By using your own renewable solar PV energy rather than selling it back to the grid, you can make substantial savings on your energy bill.
Self-consumptionThursday 12th of November 2015In light of the recent cuts to the FiT rates, prospective solar panel owners should aim to adopt self-consumption habits to reap on-going financial, and environmental, rewards from their investment.
Are solar panels worth itThursday 16th of July 2015While over half a million UK households have already invested in solar PV panel installation, many homeowners still have question whether the average upfront cost of Â£5,000-Â£8,000 is worth it.
In this blog post we cover the main financial and environmental benefits of solar installations and dispel some of the unfounded myths surrounding solar energy to help you decide whether solar panels are right for you.
How does solar energy workFriday 3rd of July 2015There are currently just short of 710,000 PV solar panel installations in the UK, on top of homes and offices as well as on purpose built solar farms. Together these systems are producing 7,265 MW of electricity, but what is going on in the individual solar cells? In this blog post, we go back to basics to find out how sunlight is converted into an electrical current that is capable of powering your television.
Surplus solar energyThursday 2nd of July 2015Having a solar PV system is a fantastic way to cut your bills and your carbon footprint through clean energy generation. However, there will be times when your solar panels are generating more electricity than your home is using. Rather than selling this surplus energy back to the National Grid, you can self-consume up to 100% of your renewable power and save £250 a year by using an immerSUN.