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String inverters vs micro inverters: which is right for you?

Posted by Zoe Bodinetz on 3rd February 2020

The electricity generated by solar panels is in ‘Direct Current’ (DC) form, which needs to be converted to ‘Alternating Current’ (AC) form before it can be used by customers. A system of solar panels wil…

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String inverters vs micro inverters: which is right for you?

2019: Electric vehicles in review

Posted by Giles Kirkland on 31st January 2020

As vehicle manufacturers and fuel coalition meet in Brussels to talk about consistency in defining alternative fuels that will drive the energy transition it’s a good moment to look back at 2019 and the advancements that …

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2019: Electric vehicles in review

Carbon neutral social housing must be the future

Posted by Finn Goodall on 24th January 2020

One-quarter of the UK's carbon footprint is attributed to construction, demolition, and operation of UK housing. In 2015, the government scrapped a 2005 policy that new homes should be built to use zero carbon. They believe…

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Carbon neutral social housing must be the future
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