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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

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?

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

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

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?

Solar power payments to be scrapped

New solar panel owners won't be paid for electricity given to the grid after the feed-in tariff scheme, which pays homeowners for generating renewable electricity, closes.

Shoddy solar panel sales tactics revealed

Thousands of solar panel owners tell us about their experiences buying solar PV – we reveal the poor practices to look out for. Plus find out if you could save money with solar panels while you can still sign up to the feed-in tariff.

Solar panel add-ons you don’t need

Solar panel owners are often approach with voltage optimisers, solar PV servicing, new inverters, solar buyback and more, Which? research reveals. Should you be tempted by solar panel products? Can you save money with solar PV?

Most common solar panel problems

The most common solar panel problems revealed by Which? Are your feed-in tariff payments on time? Have you replaced your inverter? Find out what to expect with solar PV.

Solar panel costs are falling: should you invest?

Solar panel costs are falling but with the feed-in tariff set to close, how much should you pay for solar pv and will you ever make your money back?

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