Solar Panels – Solar PV on a big scale

Solar Panels and Farms An article in the Independent recently published talks about solar panels producing electricity on a larger utility scale.  This is where a large array of solar panels are installed to produce large amounts of electricity in the multi MW region.  These “solar farms” will become part of the land scape in Ireland particularly if a Feed in Tariff (FIT) is introduced in Ireland.  There are certainly many solar companies currently vying for suitable land to install … Read More →

Underfloor Heating and your BER

Underfloor Heating and BER

Underfloor Heating adds value to your house Underfloor heating is widely accepted to be the most efficient way to heat your home.  This has the added benefit now of adding value to your home via an improved BER (Building Energy Rating) rating.  The higher a BER rating your home gets the more attractive it is when it is on the market.  This is because a home with a higher BER … Read More →

Solar Panels – on the White House

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Solar Panels for Barack. Barack Obama has installed solar panels on the white house. His officials confirmed that a set of solar panels on the roof of the White House are now producing energy. In tandem with this Obama will use his executive authority to announce $2bn funding for energy-saving measures (such as solar panels) at federal government buildings, as well as new financing and training programmes for installing solar … Read More →

Solar Panels – The Future Imprinted

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Solar Panels – fresh off the printing press Solar panels today are primarily made from silicon. Some solar panel sceptics have pointed out that solar panels require large inputs of energy from fossil fuels in the manufacturing process with most of the production powered by oil, gas and diesel not solar panels.  Although over their lifetime Solar panels produce far more energy than was used to produce them it is … Read More →

Solar Panels – Top Renewable Energy

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Solar Panels are Ideal Energy Efficiency Improvement A brand new research paper into the public’s energy saving desires states that home renewable energy technologies such as solar panels are considered to be ideal technology to improve energy efficiency in the home. The research released by the Energy Saving Trust, found that installing solar panels or other renewable energy systems was the preferred solution for reducing energy if cost and hassle were … Read More →