How to buy solar panels
- Expert tips on how to choose, buy and install the best type of solar panel system
- Understand the difference between solar water heating and solar photovoltaics
- Watch our solar PV installation video to see what's involved when buying
What's in this guide
Find out what the difference is between solar PV panels and solar water heating systems.
The lowdown on solar PV panels - find out about the different types and how they work.
Find out about solar PV prices, and how long solar PV takes to pay for itself.
A guide to buying solar photovoltaics, including a video from our undercover investigation.
Our guide and video shows what you need to consider when installing solar PV panels.
What you need to know if you want to make money out of installing solar photovoltaic panels.
Information and advice on 'free' solar panels, also known as rent-a-roof schemes.
Find out about solar water heating - including savings, grants, installation tips and costs.
Discover how solar water heating systems work using our animated step-by-step guide.
Solar panel buying advice, including our video of a cowboy salesman in action.