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1.5kWp solar systems in the UK: Compare prices

February 8, 2013
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Thinking about going solar but not sure which solar system size is best suited for your needs? This article is an overview of everything you might want to know about a 1.5kW solar system: Pricing, power output, and return on investment. Let Solar Selections help you compare 1.5kW solar system prices and components. Bookmark on [...]

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Wales’ ‘Big Pit’ coal mining museum gets a solar boost

December 10, 2012
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A Welsch museum dedicated to the nation’s industrialisation–in particular, coal mining–has installed a 50kWp solar system as an investment and to help reduce its power bills. The solar array is part of a suite of measures that the museum has implemented to reduce its environmental impact, as well as ‘green up’ its image. Bookmark on Delicious [...]

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Prices, returns, and power generation for 2kWp solar PV systems

December 7, 2012
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2kWp (kilowatt-peak) solar PV systems are now a popular option for investment across the United Kingdom.  Falling solar PV system installation prices are a global trend, and the UK is no exception to it. At the time of writing, 2kWp solar system of decent quality can be installed for £2,800 in the UK. Below is [...]

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Solar Parks in the UK

December 5, 2012
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The number of ‘solar parks’ in the UK have exploded in recent years thanks mainly to the UK’s feed-in tariff and renewable obligation certificate schemes, both designed to increase renewable energy uptake. A quick glance at any UK-based media outlet covering solar power or renewable energy will almost daily have news about a new solar park being [...]

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3kWp solar panel systems: Price, power output, and return on investment

December 4, 2012
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3kWp (kilowatt-peak) solar systems have become one of the smartest investments for both homes and businesses across the UK.  With the price of solar power systems falling generally, solar PV systems of all sizes are becoming a more and more attractive investment for homes and business-owners. 3kWp systems, however, are very popular thanks to their affordability–with a typical [...]

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Best solar system deals in Taunton, UK

December 3, 2012
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Taunton is one of the best places in the UK to own a solar PV system. Installing a solar system in Taunton could benefit the owner with returns on investment of at least 7-10%–possibly higher. This is thanks to a combination of factors, including the falling price of solar panel technology, the rising price of electricity, and [...]

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Most UK homes underestimate the financial benefits of going solar – Survey

December 3, 2012
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2 out of 3 people do not properly understand the financial benefits that a solar photovoltaics (PV) system could offer their home, according to the results of a survey of 2000 people from across the UK. Returns on investment for having solar panels installed are routinely underestimated by homeowners, and payback periods are overestimated. Bookmark [...]

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Devon, Wales, and North Somerset are UK’s solar leaders: DECC

December 1, 2012
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There are no winners or losers in the game of solar power, but if one were to give awards, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) might declare communities in Devon, Wales, and North Somerset the solar champions of the UK based on recent statistics. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook [...]

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Solar Payback and Return on Investment

November 27, 2012

Wondering what the solar payback and returns look like for solar panels on your home? Many now believe that the government’s incentives have been removed for solar panel installations in the UK, making the solar energy payback period longer than desired. In reality, the incentives still stand and actually solar power is a more viable investment option than ever, [...]

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