renewables

Solar PV layout and how it affects performance

In his latest article for Installer, Mark Allison discusses variations in solar system layout and the impact on performance. March already! Writing these monthly articles is an even stronger reminder of the ever faster passing of time. But it brings an exciting period for my solar PV friends, the sun is rising in the sky and […]

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2023 is the UK’s best year ever for the installation of renewable energy and heating

The latest data from MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) shows UK homeowners are turning to renewables and installing low-carbon energy and heating technologies in record numbers. In 2023, so far, a total of 220,500 MCS certified installations have been registered, beating the end of year figures for 2022, which was already the most successful year for […]

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Bridging the gap between electricians and plumbers

Mark Allison has joined the Installer team as a contributor on all things electrical and renewables. Here, he sets out the topics he’ll be covering, including the synergy between the trades: It is a huge honour to be writing articles every month for this fantastic site! Let me start by introducing myself and some of […]

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Figures show that more than 100,000 Welsh home and business owners turn to renewable energy

2023 has been a record-breaking year for installations of small-scale renewables in Wales, according to data from MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) which shows that more than 100,000 MCS certified systems have now been installed in Wales since records began in 2008. This landmark milestone comes just months after Wales was revealed to have secured the […]

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Empowering Homeowners: Enabling Renewable Energy Adoption through Customer Finance

Jono Evetts – Operations Director at Phoenix Financial Consultants – looks at the finance options for those considering renewable and low-carbon installations: In recent years, the landscape of sustainable living has witnessed a remarkable shift, with solar panels and heat pumps emerging as essential components of modern homes. No longer relegated to the realm of […]

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