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“It’s like having an energy bank at home” – a homeowner’s experience of solar panels and battery storage

Stephen and Zoe upgraded their Telford home in March 2023 by installing MCS-certified solar panels and a battery storage system. One year on, we caught up with Stephen to find out the impact their new installations have had on their home and lifestyle. Why did you want to install solar panels and battery storage on […]

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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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Samac Fixings launches Solarguard® Pro:

A growing number of households are turning to solar panels in a bid to reduce their environmental impact and slash soaring heating bills, but maintaining solar panels can be a challenging task. Now Samac Fixings has launched the Solarguard® Pro, an easy to fit roofing solution designed to keep debris and birds from getting underneath […]

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Five essential tools for renewable installations

In the world of renewable energy installations, the right tools can help enhance on site safety and make for a smooth project. In this feature, we take a closer look at five essential KNIPEX tools that are ideal for renewable energy installations. Tethered Tools Working at height on rooftops is a common task for solar […]

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KNIPEX launches its tool case for PV installations

The new KNIPEX Tool Case for Photovoltaics (97 91 04 V01) is packed with the essential cutting-edge tools designed to make Solar PV installations easier. The robust tool case includes a variety of useful tools packaged in foam inserts, which provides protection and convenience for Solar PV installers. Included in the case is the KNIPEX […]

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