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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Solar Panels Theft From Roof

Many of you will have heard of incidents of lead being stolen off the roofs of homes, churches and business premises but how many of you have come across solar panels being stolen having been installed on a roof? We … Continue reading

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Community Solar Share Offer Progressing

It is pleasing to read about community projects that are focused upon renewable energy so we thought that you would be interested to hear of the following solar power share offer in a village in Somerset. Wedmore is a village … Continue reading

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Is The Government Changing Its Stance On Solar Farms?

We have commented on many occasions about numerous solar farms being built in various parts of the UK. Many of these developments have been situated on farmland in the countryside and have had the support of local planners as the … Continue reading

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Improved Energy Efficiency May Provide Huge Social Benefits For The UK

Here in the UK, just as in other EU countries and elsewhere in the world, the Government has stringent renewable energy and carbon emission targets to meet to lessen the impacts of global warming. Therefore, any reasonable measures that are … Continue reading

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Solar Power For Some Of The Poor In Peru

Some months ago we reported on solar panels being fitted to a shack in one of the many shanty towns in South Africa and discussed the difference that was making to an individual’s life. Therefore, it is interesting to hear … Continue reading

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Solar Power In Headphones Can Charge Your Phone

How often have you been on your mobile phone making an important call to clinch a deal when the phone dies on you because the battery has just run out? The answer is probably that it has happened on more … Continue reading

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Plans Submitted For Christchurch Solar Farm

The planning departments of numerous councils around the UK continue to receive planning applications to build a significant number of solar photovoltaic farms that will go some way towards helping this country meet its renewable energy and carbon emission targets. … Continue reading

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Britain In World Solar Challenge

Every two years the World Solar Challenge takes place in Australia during which solar powered cars race against one another. The event covers a stretch of road running from Darwin that is located in the north of the country to … Continue reading

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Last Week In June Sees Record Solar Capacity Installation Figures

According to figures made available by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), there was 31MW of brand new solar capacity installed during the last week of June 2013. On the face of it, this would appear to be … Continue reading

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Shed Of The Year 2013 Has Solar Power

Would you believe that there were 1,900 entrants throughout the UK for the Shed of the Year 2013 competition? Well, there were and the winning shed was quite outstanding. The winner was a chap by the name of Alex Holland … Continue reading

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