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What affects the cost of solar panels in the UK?

Posted on 19th Aug 2019 by Ged Ennis

The cost of solar panels always has been – and probably always will be – one of the most influential factors for businesses deciding whether or not to buy them. However, it鈥檚 worth noting that the price of them has actually plummeted in recent years, and now they鈥檙e even more affordable than they used to […]

Cleaning house: The progress of UK clean energy initiatives

UK record as wind and solar overtakes fossil fuels

Posted on 31st Jul 2019 by Ged Ennis

Amongst the ever-increasing concerns about climate – concerns which have only been intensified by the recent heatwave – the subjects surrounding clean energy are becoming more significant than ever here in the UK. And although we still have some way to go, happily we鈥檝e not been without our milestones. Here鈥檚 one of the most recent; […]

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Do solar panels still work on cloudy days?

Posted on 22nd Jul 2019 by Ged Ennis

In short: yes. It鈥檚 a question that our expert regularly field here at Low Carbon Energy, and it鈥檚 an equally pressing question for businesses and private homeowners alike. After all, if you鈥檝e invested a considerable amount into a domestic or commercial solar panel system, you won鈥檛 want it to be constantly hampered by cloud cover, […]

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Low Carbon are finalists for multiple business awards

Posted on 13th Jun 2019 by Ged Ennis

Low Carbon Energy prides itself on a long history of delivering quality solar panel solutions in the UK, and has now become a frontrunner for several prestigious awards in Burnley and the wider Lancashire area. Specifically, Low Carbon is in the running for both Small Business of the Year and Green Business of the year […]

Ofgem raises energy cap, increasing prices for millions

How do solar panels work?

Posted on 30th May 2019 by Ged Ennis

Solar panels are among the greenest forms of energy generation for both domestic and commercial properties, so it鈥檚 no surprise that they鈥檙e becoming continually popular amongst both the private and commercial sectors. But while the advantages of this technology are generally very well known, not everyone is quite so clear on exactly how they work. […]

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New wavy solar cells could revolutionise efficiency

Posted on 13th May 2019 by Ged Ennis

As one of the world鈥檚 most widely-used renewable technologies, solar cell technology is evolving all the time. Most recently, researchers have come up with a new invention around solar power technology with the creation of what is being referred to as wavy solar cell, in reference to intentionally curvy cells that don鈥檛 conform to the […]

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3 key benefits to getting solar panels in Spring

Posted on 21st Mar 2019 by Ged Ennis

Solar panels have a whole range of advantages for your business – we鈥檝e gone into them in extensive detail on our solar panels for business page. The spring season can be a particularly opportune time to install solar panels, though, especially if you want to be in a position where you鈥檙e getting maximum benefit for […]

The UK鈥檚 CO2 emissions fall once again

Posted on 20th Feb 2019 by Ged Ennis

In some encouraging news for renewable energy enthusiasts, recent data shows that as a nation, our levels of CO2 have once again dropped. They dipped by 2.7 percent in 2017 based on the UK鈥檚 Department of Business data and show a marked decline of over 42 percent from 1990 until 2017. Admittedly, the harmful greenhouse […]

Ofgem raises energy cap, increasing prices for millions

Ofgem raises energy cap, increasing prices for millions

Posted on 13th Feb 2019 by Ged Ennis

We recently posted right here on the blog about how energy prices are set to rise by 50% by 2020. It seems that we鈥檙e taking the first step on that journey already, as Ofgem, the UK鈥檚 energy regular, has raised the cap on the prices that energy prices are permitted to charge. The result is […]

Energy prices set to rise by 50% by 2020

Energy prices set to rise by 50% by 2020

Posted on 21st Jan 2019 by Ged Ennis

Market instability is part of the reason for the steadily rising energy prices, but commercial solar can still help businesses to achieve energy security.

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