Solar inverters – What are they & how do they work?

Solar Inverters

What is a solar inverter? How do they work? And why are they an essential part of any modern day solar panel installation? A solar inverter is an essential component of a solar system. The inverter converts the energy output from solar panels into consumable electricity used in residential or commercial areas. Solar inverters, also … Read more

Average carbon footprint per house in the UK

Average Carbon Footprint

What is the average carbon footprint in the UK? Here we explore the official statistics and break down exactly which household activities contribute the most. Households have been the single biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the UK since 2015. In fact, according to the latest data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), the … Read more

GivEnergy Battery Storage System – Agile Tariff Compatible

GivEnergy Battery Storage

GivEnergy is a British Owned Battery Storage Manufacturer with facilities in the UK, Ireland, Australia, and Shenzhen China. GivEnergy, a member of the JMHing group, provides award-winning energy storage with the definite goal of developing goods that will undoubtedly reduce households’ electricity costs. They have their own inverters, solar batteries, and monitoring platform as part … Read more

UK Energy Security Strategy

Energy Security UK

The UK’s energy security strategy has received much more attention recently, largely due to the ongoing energy crisis, which unfortunately is expected to continue well into next year. As you may be aware, the energy crisis began due to a post lockdown surge in demand, but was made far worse by the recent events in … Read more

Best 4kw solar system with battery set up in the UK

Best 4kw solar system

A 4kW Solar system can produce 3,400 kWh of electricity which is enough to meet the energy needs of a family comprising 3 to 4 persons. Typically composed of 12-16 solar panels, the 4kW solar system is not only a source of producing renewable energy but also saves you on electricity bills. One can maximise … Read more

Can You Install Solar Panels in a conservation area in the UK?

Can You Install Solar in a Conservation Area

Regulations are often lax, even in conservation zones or when listed buildings are involved, because the UK government wants more of the country’s citizens to install solar panels. What is a conservation area? Conservation areas serve the purpose of managing and safeguarding a location’s cultural architectural and historic interest or the distinctive characteristics that give … Read more

How many solar panels do you need to power a house in the UK?

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need

How many solar panels do you need to power your house in the UK? Sunlight is the best and the greenest source of energy. Solar technologies use photovoltaic (PV) panels or mirrors to concentrate solar radiation to convert sunlight into electrical energy. This energy can be converted into electricity or stored in batteries or thermal … Read more

Cheapest prepayment energy supplier UK

Cheapest Prepayment Energy Suppliers

Prepayment meters are a type of energy payment system in which users place the credit on their account before using it rather than getting invoices for their usage. This allows clients to better manage their energy consumption and finances than waiting for quarterly or monthly payments. According to the energy regulator Ofgem, prepayment meters are … Read more

Solar Panel battery storage System UK Costs Guide

Solar Battery Costs UK

As the name suggests, solar battery storage, also referred to as an energy storage system allows you to store electricity generated by your solar panels during the sunlight hours. This makes the electricity readily available for use in the evenings or on dull days, allowing you to become self-reliant and escape the ever growing expense … Read more

Where Does the UK get its gas From? How Much Comes From Russia?

UK Gas Imports

With the energy crisis set to continue well into the winter, many people are wondering where the UK gets its gas from and how much comes from Russia. The quick and short answer is that the UK currently imports around 50% of gas and sources the other 50% from within the UK itself i.e. the … Read more