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Solar panel cold calls to watch out for

Solar panel cold calls to watch out for

More than half of solar panel owners have had cold calls about their solar pv panels. Find out whether health checks and voltage optimisers are necessary, and whether cold callers know if your solar panels are faulty.

Solar panel myths: five common concerns about solar PV debunked

Solar panel myths: five common concerns about solar PV debunked

Answers to common solar panels myths and questions including are solar panels expensive? Do solar panels need direct sunlight? Is solar panel installation disruptive?

Smart export guarantee six months on: how much money can you make from solar panels?

Smart export guarantee six months on: how much money can you make from solar panels?

If you produce excess electricity from solar panels or other renewable energy sources, the government-backed smart export guarantee (SEG) means that you’ll be compensated for electricity you put back into...

Solar panel owner misses out on eight years of electricity savings

Solar panel owner misses out on eight years of electricity savings

Solar panels generate renewable electricity to power your home, saving money on your energy bills. But this wasn’t the case for one solar pv owner, whose electricity bill increases when the sun is shining. Get the most from your solar panels.

Solar panels and renewable energy: what are the costs and rewards in 2020?

Solar panels and renewable energy: what are the costs and rewards in 2020?

The smart export guarantee tariff pays homes for generating renewable electricity, including from solar panels and wind turbines. Find out how much money you could earn, what companies pay and how much solar panels cost.

Solar panel battery popularity is booming: should you buy one?

Solar panel battery popularity is booming: should you buy one?

Solar panel batteries are becoming more popular, with Duracell, LG, Samsung and Tesla among manufacturers. But is a solar power battery right for your home and how much does a solar battery cost? We asked solar pv owners to find out.

Most common solar panel problems and how to solve them

Most common solar panel problems and how to solve them

The most common solar panel problems revealed by exclusive Which? research. Plus how long after installation solar pv faults are likely to occur, how serious they are and expert tips on how to solve problems from inverters to pigeons.

Will solar panel owners struggle to get new SEG renewable energy payments?

Will solar panel owners struggle to get new SEG renewable energy payments?

New solar panel owners will be paid for electricity they put into the grid from 2020, the government announced. The smart energy guarantee replaces the feed-in tariff scheme. Octopus Energy, Bulb and Eon have solar pv tariffs now.

One month to go until the solar panel feed-in tariff closes

One month to go until the solar panel feed-in tariff closes

The solar panel feed-in tariff (FIT) closes to new applicants who generate renewable electricity at the end of March 2019. Find out if you can afford to buy solar pv without subsidies, plus if you can save money with solar panels.

New solar panel payments scheme proposed

New solar panel payments scheme proposed

A new solar panel payment scheme is proposed by the government, after the current feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme closes. It would pay consumers for excess renewable electricity exported to the grid. Are solar panels right for your home?

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