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Compare solar panel installers in Nottinghamshire, England

January 23, 2013
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Solar panels have become an attractive investment option for households across the UK, including Nottinghamshire, England. But to find a good deal on solar panels in Nottinghamshire, it’s important to first shop around and compare installation prices. Solar Selections specialises in helping our customers to familiarise themselves with the options available to them and selecting [...]

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Solar Panel Comparison: New ’3 Best Solar Quotes’ System

December 5, 2012

Comparing solar panel quotes can be tricky business. Solar Selections should know; we have been providing domestic customers in the UK with impartial, expert advice on their solar power projects for over two years. The way in which you receive your quotes though has recently changed, with a new, fast and direct to installer method [...]

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Solar Power Feed-in Tariff Rates to Maintain into February 2013

November 19, 2012
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Solar power installation rates in the UK from August to October has been lower than the minimum amount required to lower the solar feed-in tariffs, industry sources have claimed. Ultimately, this means that it is likely the feed-in tariffs will remain at their current levels when the next automatic review occurs on the 1st of [...]

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Solar Panel Performance Database in the UK

November 15, 2012
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The University of Sheffield has for the last two years been collecting and comparing renewable energy generation data from thousands of solar panels across the UK. Their website now publishes reports each month detailing how much energy is being generated across all of their registered systems. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on [...]

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Securing the 22GWp target with more than solar panel price leaps

November 8, 2012
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Following on from our analysis of the 22GWp target that Greg Barker, Minister for Energy and Climate Change, recently reestablished; this article examines whether another leap in solar panel prices is possible. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments [...]

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Solar Radiation in the UK: Do Solar Panels really work in Scotland?

October 30, 2012

A common question among those considering the purchase of solar panels in the UK is the weather. Do the sunlight hour differences from Cornwall to Scotland make significant enough of a difference to their effectiveness? The answer may surprise those who are interested.. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin [...]

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Solar Power Campaign to Raise Positive Awareness

October 16, 2012

A new social media campaign by the name of ‘Please Your Plug’ aims to highlight the benefits of solar power on a national scale. Following on from a tumultous year of feed in tariff reductions and ROC review announcements, the news comes as a welcome change and aims to bring together information for householders and [...]

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‘Made in China’: How Country of Origin Affects Solar Components

October 19, 2011

One of the most hotly debated topics in any industry is quality control with regards to a product’s origin. From the stereotypes surrounding Italian sports cars and Egyptian cotton, entire industries have been affected by the consensus on these assumptions. The solar industry is not above such generalisations here in the UK, with Chinese, German, [...]

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Solar panel tilt and orientation in the UK

Solar Panel Installation: How Tilt, Shading and Orientation Affect Performance

October 3, 2011

There are a number of factors that come into play when installing solar energy panels. Some of these aspects are incredibly important in ensuring consistent maximum output over the seasons. A properly accredited Micro Generation Scheme (MCS) Solar Energy Installer is trained on the differences between panel tilt, location and orientation. However, it never pains [...]

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