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Investing in Solar panels

Solar panels are commonly sold not only to save money, but also to make you money.  This is because investing in solar will provide free electricity and pay you an index linked government grant for 20 years. Property prices are not currently reflecting increases or decreases in prices due to the installation of solar panels. However, it is important to remember that panels become less efficient over time, and may need replacing after 25 years or inverters replaced. Conversely, who would not be pleased to have lower energy bills.

What is MCS?

MCS accreditation is aimed to give you the confidence that your chosen solar panel installer is the right choice.

Does Voltage Optimisation Work?

The residential market is seeing increased demand for voltage optimisation systems. Suppliers of voltage optimisation claim significant energy and monetary savings, but does it work?