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Could new batteries take you off grid?

Posted by Gabby Mallett on 5th May 2015

For many years we have wondered about the problem of storing our PV generation.  In fact many customers install PV, thinking that they may be protecting themselves from future power cuts, without realising that the grid is…

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Could new batteries take you off grid?

How far could more energy efficient windows reduce energy use in existing homes by 2050?

Posted by Federico Seguro on 27th April 2015

There is a common perception that glass is the weakest point of the building fabric, where heat loss is more likely to occur. As a result, there has been a tendency to minimise the transparent envelope of buildings, especially …

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How far could more energy efficient windows reduce energy use in existing homes by 2050?

How do I know if my solar panels are working correctly?

Posted by Tasha Kosviner on 24th April 2015

1. Keep an eye on your generation meter   Check your generation meter once a week and keep a record of the figure. Your meter should clock up energy generation every day, even in dull weather. Keeping a regular eye on it…

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How do I know if my solar panels are working correctly?
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