The Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul in Deddington, Oxfordshire, has had its solar panels, which were installed by SMC Solar, blessed by the Bishop of Oxford.
The Church at Deddington had wanted to find a way of helping the environment which would also support the Church financially. With a large south facing . . . → Read More: Solar Panels on an Oxfordshire Church Receive a Blessing from the Bishop of Oxford
The SMC Solar monitoring site at its registered office in Stanford in the Vale, Oxfordshire last week recorded its best weekly output since week-ending 27th May from a 4kW installation. After our disappointing British summer, last week saw production of 144kWh, still not exceeding the 154kWh produced during week-ending 27th May. But perhaps more significantly, . . . → Read More: Solar Panel System In Oxfordshire Produces Greatest Output Since 28th May
50kWp Installation on School Roof
With a very short time window between the end of school term and the beginning of summer school activities, The American School in England at Thorpe, Surrey, appointed SMC Solar to supply and install a 50kWp solar PV system to the school gymnasium roof after the previous contractor dropped . . . → Read More: 50kWp Solar Panel Installation at School Completed in Six Days
Faringdon EcoWeek proved to be a huge success for SMC Solar Ltd and the renewables cause.
Various ‘renewables show houses’ in Faringdon (including several whose solar panel systems were installed by SMC Solar) were opened up to the public for viewing. On the first day, when one of SMC Solar’s clients opened his home for . . . → Read More: Faringdon EcoWeek draws in potential solar installations for SMC Solar across Oxfordshire and Wiltshire
SMC Solar begins a 50kWp school installation today at the TASIS American School in Thorpe, London. In a rush to meet tight deadlines between end of term and the start of summer school, SMC was only appointed 5 days ago. 0nce again, the fantastic support of SMC Solar’s main wholesaler, Krannich UK, has enabled the . . . → Read More: 50 kWp Solar Installation at TASIS American School, London
Energy and Climate Change Secretary, Greg Barker responds to the solar industry request to delay the proposed cuts to the FITs in July.
The Government will not after all be cutting the Feed-in Tariff at the end of June. Greg Barker posted on Twitter “having listened carefully to industry, we are looking at scope for . . . → Read More: July Feed-in-Tariff Cuts Delayed
As FITs fall, the proportion of ‘value’ to a potential customer from the FIT alone decreases and the ‘value’ of the savings on electricity bills increases proportionately. Hence, overall returns are significantly better for a client that is able to use the majority of his home-made electricity.
A typical 50kW installation might currently cost around . . . → Read More: Indicative costs for a typical 50kW barn installation
Recently the government has opened up a new consultation on plans to reduce the Feed-in Tariffs which will affect solar installations completed after the 12th December. So far this deadline is not set in stone until the consultation is over however if customers are worried then we do still have a few slots left before . . . → Read More: Response to Media Speculation on Feed-in Tariffs