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How to Use Solar Panels to Charge a Car

How to Use Solar Panels to Charge a Car

For many people, cars are an essential way of getting around but they’re not without their flaws. Namely, running costs and emissions. Removing the running costs and emissions would make them the perfect way for drivers to get around and this is what makes solar panels and electric vehicles (EVs) the perfect match. With the…

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Compare Smart Export Guarantee Tariffs

Compare Smart Export Guarantee Tariffs

Which Smart Export Guarantee offers solar panel owners the highest potential earnings for exported power? We’ve compared the latest solar export tariffs on offer here so you can find the best deal for your home. Please note: While we will be updating this table regularly, suppliers may alter their solar export tariff at any time…

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How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

Working out how many solar panels are needed to meet the electricity demands of your home will ensure your solar system is able to generate enough power. To do that, all we need to know is your annual energy usage – which can be found on your electricity bill.   Get Free Solar Panel Quotes:…

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Comparing Smart Export Guarantee vs Feed-in Tariff

Comparing Smart Export Guarantee vs Feed-in Tariff

The solar industry has been calling out for a replacement to the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme since its closure in 2019. After many months of consultation, the government responded by introducing the Smart Export Guarantee to pay solar panel owners for the renewable electricity they contribute to the grid. But how does it compare to…

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Hyundai Ioniq Electric Car Review

Hyundai Ioniq Electric Car Review

Electric cars and solar panels are a match made in heaven when it comes to reducing emissions in the battle against climate change, but are electric cars a realistic alternative for UK drivers? After driving the Hyundai Ioniq for a year, Solar Guide’s very own Rob Wells gives his honest and detailed review of this…

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Smart Export Guarantee: Homeowner’s Guide to the Solar Panel Scheme

Smart Export Guarantee: Homeowner’s Guide to the Solar Panel Scheme

The Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) has been set up by the UK government to replace the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme. Here we outline what you need to know if you are considering installing solar panels on your home or have already done so. What is the Smart Export Guarantee? The SEG is a government scheme…

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What is Flexi-Orb Certification?

What is Flexi-Orb Certification?

Flexi-Orb is an alternative (but equivalent) professional certification scheme to the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS). If you are planning on investing in energy generation technology for your home or business, you should ensure that the system is installed and commissioned by an installer who is certified by MCS, Flexi-Orb or an equivalent scheme. If you…

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Energy

Advantages and Disadvantages of Solar Energy

Solar energy is the energy that the sun gives off via radiation. Over the years scientists and engineers have managed to create technology which harnesses this energy so we can use it in our homes and in industry. We need to adopt solar energy as much as possible for the sake of the planet, but…

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Flexible Solar Panels: Pros, Cons and Costs

Flexible Solar Panels: Pros, Cons and Costs

Solar panels are becoming increasingly popular as it becomes more apparent by the day that switching to renewable sources of energy is essential if we want to tackle global warming and save our planet. As a result, solar panel technology is constantly under development to try and improve their efficiency, make them more affordable and…

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Best Electric Cars: Hyundai Ioniq vs Renault Zoe

Best Electric Cars: Hyundai Ioniq vs Renault Zoe

Switching from a petrol or diesel vehicle to an electric car (EV) is not only much kinder on the environment but your bank account too – especially if you generate electricity with solar panels. To meet the growing demand from people who want to enjoy the benefits of an EV, there’s an increasing number of…

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8 Climate Change Facts

8 Climate Change Facts

The effects of climate change are being seen all around the world and in one way or another, will have an impact on us all. If you’re not already looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint, these 8 climate change facts might encourage you to take action. You don’t have to become a climate…

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Easy to deal with, straightforward quote and very friendly and helpfull installers

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The guys came dead on time and did the job,showed me photos of the job they had done .They were very professional and polite ,no problems at all.

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EEC Solar appear to be a great company. They communicated well throughout the process. They were very efficient and we had our solar panels up within the month. I am particularly impressed with the office people who have been really on it throughout the process. So far I have had no reason to contact them again so I am currently very happy with their work.

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