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  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. UK Solar PV summer starts again...

    Power, Fuel, Alt Energy and Environmental Impact
    Not a bad May 1st - generating about the maximum I would ever expect given the 3 aspects and the 250W micro-inverters (limiting the 285W panels). Also happy to see no major degradation after almost 3 years and no panel cleaning. I aim to gentle wash the panels last this spring - weather and...
  4. Solar Powered EV's

    Ice Breakers
    Would like to find out who is using Solar Energy to power their EV's? If you have Solar already...what has been your experience. If you haven't Gone Solar yet...why not?