How Environmentally Friendly Are Your Roof Tiles?

How Environmentally Friendly Is Your Roof Covering? In the face of the new climate change report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and mindful of our mission to promote the environmental benefits of solar energy, we want to make sure that our roofing services are in line with our mission to reduce carbon […]

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The Benefits Of The SolarEdge Inverter Solution

The Benefits Of The SolarEdge Inverter Solution What is an inverter? An inverter is an essential part of a solar PV system as it converts DC voltage into AC voltage. Solar panels generate electricity in DC, whereas household appliances run on AC electricity. Inverters are basically the brain of the solar system. They direct energy […]

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The Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy

The Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy Solar panels are becoming an increasingly popular energy choice for home owners. The technology has become much more affordable and solar owners can benefit from reduced bills and financial incentives. While financial incentives are a large part in choosing to install solar, many people install solar panels for the […]

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Closing Feed in Tariff

Everything You Need To Know About The Closing Feed In Tariff What is the Feed in Tariff? The Feed in Tariff (FiT) is a payment made to households who generate their own renewable energy. The scheme launched on 1 April 2010 to promote the uptake of small-scale renewable energy generation. It comprises of two elements: […]

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Solar News: Record-Breaking Solar Production

Record-Breaking Solar Production! This summer was the hottest summer on record. Ice cream sales rocketed, the smell of BBQs were in the air and of course a nice glass of Pimms was in hand. While we were enjoying the heat wave, our nation’s solar panels have been hard at work reaching record-breaking levels of energy […]

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How to Interpret Energy Figures?

A Complete Guide to Interpreting Energy Figures. Energy figures can be confusing. The only number you usually care about when you get your electricity bill is the cost. All of the figures in kilowatt hours (kWh) leave you racking your brain for those physics lessons you had at school and often this can leave you […]

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Understanding Solar PV

With the summer months approaching, you may be thinking about the potential of solar PV to capture those sunny rays and generate your own electricity. But, perhaps you don’t know how it all works? Depending on your household consumption of electricity, you have the potential to be almost, if not completely self-reliant and buy very […]

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The costs of charging your electric car

The future for electric vehicles (EVs)  Recently NES MD Tony Edwards went to the Geneva Motor show and saw some exciting new electric vehicles  from many manufacturers. The future is looking very bright.  In the UK, there are around 135,000 plug in vehicles on the road, of which nearly 37,000 are pure electric cars. Just […]

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Can I Trust my Solar Installer?

What requirements do you look for when deciding on the best person or company to do work on your house? How do you know if you can trust them? Today you hear stories of ‘cowboy’ builders and trade professions having questionable creditability. This is where NES behave properly and professionally; importantly, what we would expect […]

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Don’t overlook the maintenance of your solar PV system

Solar is a safe technology. The Building Research Establishment (BRE) did a 3-year review of fires associated with solar PV installations. The results found only 80 incidents out of over 800,000 installs in the UK. This is significantly less than other appliances in the home. There are regular checks and maintenance for AC appliances so […]

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