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How solar PV makes it affordable to buy an EV

How solar PV makes it affordable to buy an EV

Using real-life examples, we explain how solar PV, battery storage, time-of-use tariffs, smart charging and EVs work together.     1. Solar PV At a domestic property, you will usually be limited to installing 4-5 kWh of PV without requiring permission from your...

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Case study: making a profit off-grid

Case study: making a profit off-grid

We recently completed a commercial off-grid solar PV & battery storage installation for one of Jackson’s Civil Engineering’s sites. This case study details the opportunity, solution and results of the project. The business Jackson is a regionally structured civil...

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Extinction Rebellion, explained: who, what, and why

Extinction Rebellion, explained: who, what, and why

Extinction Rebellion is an international movement that uses non-violent disobedience to achieve radical change in environmental politics. London has been brought to a standstill. Since the 15th of April, protestors have occupied busy areas of the UK capital to raise...

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Solar Plants install battery testing facility

Solar Plants install battery testing facility

As a company, we pride ourselves on the quality of the solar PV equipment we install. A homeowner's investment in solar PV technology is considerable and therefore require the reassurance that the system has been designed to last for the long-term. Whilst a number...

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Join us in 2019 for the UK’s best self build shows!

Join us in 2019 for the UK’s best self build shows!

We have a number of self build and home improvement shows across the country in 2019 and we have exclusive free tickets to these events!   Grand Designs Live: London Saturday 4th - Sunday 12th May Based on the Channel 4 series and presented by Kevin McCloud, the...

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Stuff We Love

Meet the team: Nicky

Meet the team: Nicky This weekend, we're introducing you to Solar Plants team member, Nicky! If you have contacted us about upgrading your existing solar PV system, you may have spoken with Nicky already, or if you're thinking of contacting us about upgrading, it may...

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Meet the team: Oliver

Meet the team: Oliver

Meet the team: Oliver This week, we’re introducing you to the Managing Director, Oliver. Tell me about when you first started at Solar Plants. Solar Plants began in 2011 as a family business. My father, Tom, was looking for a solar energy solution for his home but he...

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Meet the team: Meet Ethan!

Meet the team: Meet Ethan!

 Tell me about your role and when you first started at Solar Plants?I first started at Solar Plants back in 2011 - I am one of the originals! My role has changed massively during this time, starting out as an Energy Adviser where I dealt with enquiries mainly from...

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