Category: Blog


North Korea Crazy for Solar Panels

24th August 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

Why the people of North Korea are keeping the lights on, by means of solar panels imported from China In the press, North Korea is attracting more column inches for its spats with Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Particularly with Kim Jong-un’s threats to bomb Guam, a US colony in the Pacific Ocean. Whilst their […]

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Five Solar Panel Problems

22nd August 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

The top five solar panel problems, according to a recent survey by Which? Magazine Firstly, if you have already added solar panels to your home, good for you. If you are looking at getting a set of panels on your roof, and live in and around Loughborough, you have found the right place. In spite […]

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A Mexican Wall of Solar Panels?

7th June 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

President Trump considering solar panels to fund Mexican wall It has been hailed as unnecessary, expensive, and divisive to say the least. One of the Republican Party’s key policies last year was the construction of a US/Mexican wall. A physical brick wall paid for by Mexico through a 20% tariff rate. This week, US President […]

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Six Reasons for Choosing Solar Panels

30th May 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

Half a dozen reasons why solar panels represent a good investment

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Next Up: Printed Solar Panels

19th May 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , ,

Printed solar panels could offer a cheaper way to add solar panels to your home or workplace Solar panels have had a fair take up in the last five years. On these shores, its take up has slowed down a little, possibly due to cuts in the feed-in tariffs. Another issue some people have had […]

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Coming Soon: Spray-On Solar Panels

22nd March 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

A look at the new kind of solar panels based on perovskite film instead of silicon For several years, we have had squeezy cream and spray-on deodorant. Then came spray-on fake tan and vegetable oil. Soon to follow could be spray-on solar panels. At present, silicon based panels need to be installed. By the end […]

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Energy UK: Utility Bills Could Rise

23rd February 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

Industry body warns of future rises in utility bills The cost of your utility bills could rise again, in a warning to all customers by Energy UK. The industry body stated that cuts in government subsidies and rising wholesale prices have prompted possible price hikes.

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Is LED Lighting Affecting Wildlife?

14th February 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

A University of Exeter study suggests that LED lighting could have some ecological effects Amid a background of cuts to local government spending, LED lighting has been hailed as a cost-saving replacement for sodium street lighting. The lighting standards are flat, clean, discreet and aesthetically pleasing. The brightness of LED arrays has met with mixed […]

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24 Hour Cat Rescue from Electrical Pole

25th January 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

Cat-astrophe averted after bicolour shorthair cat was rescued from 30 feet tall electrical pole – resulting in a power cut If you’re familiar with cats, their free-spirited nature can land them in trouble. Sometimes they come back to your front room with a dead bird or climb up trees (and get stuck up them). Spare […]

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Wind Power Used for Dutch Electric Trains

11th January 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

Why 100% of the Netherlands’ electric trains now use electricity generated by wind power Whilst Britain sits in the bus lane as far as electrified railways are concerned, the Netherlands’ railways have found a new power source for their electric trains. The Dutch Railways’ electric services are now powered by wind power. Of the Dutch […]

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