Monthly Archives: December 2015

Here yet another reason to switch to LED truly saving energy up to 90%. Ikea, Philips, GE and Osram are among the companies exaggerating energy performance by up to 25%, test results show. Photograph: Frederick Florin/Getty Lightbulb manufacturers are misleading consumers about the brightness and energy use of their products by exploiting a loophole in […]

The Fronius IG Plus generation of inverters represents an evolution of the proven IG product family. With a maximum efficiency of 95.9 %, the Fronius IG Plus range achieves one of the highest values for transformer inverters. View the Fronius IG Plus 55 V-3 now >> Why the Fronius IG Plus? The Fronius IG Plus 55 […]

The SOLiC 200 automatically diverts energy generated by PV panels into hot water by diverting excess solar power to the immersion heater before it’s exported to the national grid. Free Hot Water with Solic 200 Simple to use and maintenance free, the SOLiC 200 is self contained, easy to install and can save the homeowner […]

A real powerhouse: Built to achieve a very high performance. The Fronius CL combines efficient power electronics with a unique modular design of up to 15 identical power modules in the MIX concept. This makes the Fronius CL the perfect central inverter for PV systems of up to several hundred kilo-watts. View the Fronius CL Inverter […]

Renewables obligation support will close to all solar as of next April.  Concerns remain over removal of grandfathering. The Government has today confirmed its decision to close the Renewables Obligation from 1 April 2016 to all solar projects, both rooftop and ground mounted [1]. The Renewables Obligation is the long-running scheme that supports larger scale renewables […]

Renovated with 130 pallets – Tokyo office space elegantly renovated with 130 pallets Article by Kimberley Mok © Hiroki Tominaga Atelier Given that pallets are cheap, ubiquitous and travel well, it’s little wonder that they pop up in all kinds of applications — furniture, interiors, facades and temporary pavilions. But what a pleasant surprise to see […]

RE100  INTRODUCTION TO RENEWABLE ENERGY   CLICK HERE – SEI’s Free Online Course! Welcome to the world of renewable energy!  RE100 is a free course that covers the basics of renewable energy, and is a great introduction for those new to the field, those who are looking to make a career change, or those who […]

The solar industry could see a boost from the auto sector as more of the manufacturing could go electric in light of the recent diesel emissions scandal. This month it emerged that dozens of car makers were failing to meet European emissions standards, raising concern over the environmental dangers of diesel fuel.   Electric Vehicles […]

In order to avoid delivery disappointment, please take the holidays into account when placing your orders. The Delivery Carriers have published their respective holiday delivery schedules. In order to avoid any confusion for you, we have created the following quick reference guide:   Tuffnells Christmas Delivery Schedule Tuffnells Christmas Last despatch date for timed services […]

Current homeowners only pay 5% VAT when installing solar PV as opposed to the standard rate of 20% VAT on other goods and services. Today, however the Government has now put forward a proposal to increase this to 20%. This could add around £900 to the cost of a typical 4kW Solar Installation.   Urgent […]