Tag: solar panels

Why You Should Get Solar Panels Installed in The Nottingham Area

12th October 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

Many businesses and homeowners are now turning to solar energy as a means of cutting down on costs as well as improving the environment. Solar energy enables users to cut down on their carbon footprints as well as improving their property value. Just like most places in the UK, Nottingham has seen a surge in […]

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The Early Years of Solar Energy

6th September 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , , ,

In video: a look at some solar energy video clips from the 1970s In the last fifty years, we have come a long way in terms of solar energy use and supply. If you’re a child of the 1980s, your first experience of solar power could be your pocket calculator. Though light years away from […]

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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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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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Top Five Solar Energy Saving Tips

16th November 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , ,

Make the most out of solar energy Here at LJ Electrical of Loughborough, we get asked the question a lot: “How can I get the most out of my solar panels?” This is an important question for anyone who is planning on having solar panels installed on their property. Or for someone who has recently invested in […]

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Solar Panels Surpass Coal Power

20th October 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

Last six months of 2016 sees solar panels taking over from coal Between April and September 2016, energy from solar panels outstripped that of coal power stations, according to a report by Carbon Brief. From April, our use of coal power saw a dramatic fall. Though this was consistent with seasonal demand, high carbon floor […]

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The Solar Timeline: An Infographic

20th September 2016 by in category Blog tagged as , , , , , ,

A solar energy infographic by Jessica Draws Contrary to popular belief, solar energy hails from the Victorian era. Many of us may assume that solar panels were a 1970s thing. Some of us may regard leaves as an early example.

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