PV is desirable!

A solar PV installation has been listed as the most desirable ‘non-essential deal-sealer’ for potential property buyers in the

Solar Investment Fits

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has calculated returns of 9.8 percent for domestic customers under the new 16p Feed-in Tariff rate which kicks in tomorrow (1st August).

EPC - The Low Down

Energy Performance certificates or EPCs contain:

  • information on your home's energy use and typical energy costs  
  • a recommendation report with suggestions to reduce energy use and save money 
  • details of the person who carried out the EPC assessment
  • who to contact if you want to make a complaint


Silver lining for PV?

 Recent government announcement about the future of the Feed in Tariff has caused uncertainty in the region.


BBC uncovers industry sharks

As in all trades, the solar industry is plagued by "cowboys", who give false information to clients, install PV on inappropriate roofs and overcharge members of the public.  We were therefore delighted to hear BBC Radio 4's "You and Yours" informing members of the public as to what to look out for when looking to install a PV system.