Home solar panels and battery energy storage explained
Solar panels have become an increasingly popular choice for homeowners in the UK, and for a good reason. Installing solar panels can help reduce household bills, generate electricity for your home, and even earn you money through the Smart Export … Continue reading
Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) Technology: A New Way to Power Your Home and the Grid
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is a two-way power flow system that allows electric vehicles (EVs) to store and discharge electricity back to the grid. This technology can potentially deliver several benefits, including improving grid reliability, reducing peak demand, and providing backup … Continue reading
Do Heat Pumps save you money and are they reliable?
Heat pumps are the mainstay of UK government policy in decarbonising our home heating. Currently, 95% of UK housing stock is heated by fossil fuels, mostly gas. Yet, the energy crisis has highlighted the need for us to move away … Continue reading
How much does it cost to run an electric car in the UK?
Having logged the electricity usage for two years and over twenty thousand miles, we can confirm that the savings from EV ownership are substantial when compared to petrol or diesel fuelled cars. Our home charger was installed as part of … Continue reading
Goodbye to Feed-in Tariffs (FIT), say hello to Smart Export Guarantee (SEG)
It must be tough times for those working as solar power installers, especially after the death of the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) in March 2019. And now consumers are facing a 15% VAT price hike on installing low-carbon energy generation and … Continue reading