Renewable Energy Systems

The environmental advantages of switching to renewable energy systems are unmistakable. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stresses the importance of being able to produce energy without creating harmful greenhouse gas emissions or air pollution. On an individual level, using many of the renewable energy sources will reduce your carbon footprint because alternative sources such as […]

Solar panels and batteries: the future of home power

Solar panels are getting more effective, and even in the UK they can help to lower your energy bills and your carbon footprint. But what is the end game? What is the future of solar power? Well, America may have the answer. Elon Musk’s Tesla, the company behind the iconic electric sports cars, has now […]

Does renewable energy improve your home’s value?

Your home is an investment, and the time may come when you are ready to sell up and move to a new place. If you want to get the most from the sale and make a good profit on your premises, consider making some energy-efficient renovations. An eco-friendly home is likely to sell for more, […]

Benefits of having solar panels on your home

Now that solar energy projects are springing up across the world in large numbers, a lot of people are starting to consider whether to have their own panels installed at their home. A lot of the benefits are obvious, yet others are ones you only tend to appreciate once you’ve become part of the solar […]

Choosing between a heat pump and solar panels

Are you having difficulty choosing between photovoltaic solar panels and a heat pump system? Both types of renewable energy system can greatly improve your home’s efficiency, help you save money on your energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint. However, each system still has its own distinct advantages and disadvantages, so it’s important to choose […]

Insulation and renewable energy systems are most effective when used together

Across Britain, home-owners like you are looking for ways to make their houses more energy-efficient. Fitting insulation and installing renewable energy systems are two of the most obvious and popular options available to energy efficiency enthusiasts. Individually, insulation and renewable energy systems are each incredibly useful solutions. You may not realise, however, that they work […]

Could this be the future of solar panels?

When we think of solar panels, we often picture large metal structures, either mounted on our roofs or in solar panel farms in the countryside, with the sun shining on their blue-black surfaces. However, a new piece of research being conducted by a top research team at Michigan State University could be about to totally […]

Should you buy solar panels for your home?

Solar panels are a solution that won’t suit everyone. They have a relatively high upfront cost and take years to produce enough savings to pay for themselves, which can cause homeowners to think twice about taking the plunge. However, the government plans to reduce the amount that is paid to owners of photovoltaic solar panels […]