Speak EV - Electric Car Forums banner

pv panels

  1. Winter solar panel variation

    Power, Fuel, Alt Energy and Environmental Impact
    I know that the sun is low in the sky. I know that my panels don’t face due south. But should I be a bit concerned about 20% variation between the power generated by the best panel and the worst panel? All the panels are aligned. There is a little variation in shading, but I don’t think this...
  2. Petition to make solar panels compulsary on new build homes

    Power, Fuel, Alt Energy and Environmental Impact
    Apologies if posted previously... Petition: Make it compulsory for all new homes in England and Wales to have solar panels
  3. Is there a valid reason for fitting solar PV in the UK these days?

    Power, Fuel, Alt Energy and Environmental Impact
    I've just had an estimate from the Energy Saving Trust that I'll generate £260 per year of combined savings & income based on the current generation and export tariffs. On an estimated £6000 up front cost, that's a 23-year payback period. I'd have to be mad. Oh - and their home energy check...
  4. New Acenta Leaf owner, Lewes, UK

    Ice Breakers
    Hi everyone, I have just bought my first ev!! A metallic red, second hand Acenta Leaf. 2015, only 200 miles (ex-demo.) Has 6.6kwh fast charger and is in perfect condition inside & out. Was £11,495. Paid for it outright, battery & all. Will pick it up Friday. Have been looking at Leafs for...