Monthly Archives: July 2011

A picture of the solar panels on our roof

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So how much could you save on your electricity bill?

There has been some discussion on the savings made on household electricity bills. How about tackling this from another point of view. What is the most you could save if you could use all the energy generated? So here is my go … Continue reading

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Solar PV companies, just double glazing rebadged?

You could be forgiven for thinking that you have met these guys before.  It does seem that many, well at least the few I saw, do fall into the double-glazing salesman category. Their knowledge was  questionable. Even with the company … Continue reading

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Show us the money?

This weekend we got our first payment of just under £650 for the first 5 months of energy generation. At the same time the Energy Savings Trust have suggested we will only save 25% on our bills not the 50% previously … Continue reading

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So how much can you save or earn?

Well it depends. Size of array, orientation, your consumption and when you consume will all have an impact. Our 3.8kW system has produced nearly 2000 kWh in half a year and I have just sent in the figures. If my … Continue reading

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A few useful links for Renewable Energy and Energy Saving

Some general advice here. Just a cut and paste job of sites I have visited and found useful info. No endorsement make your own mind up! http://www.yougen.co.uk/ This seems a good site to share experiences of installing renewable energy ‘YouGen … Continue reading

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