February 18th, 2020
Sixteen years later, I’m reflecting on my efforts to encourage solar panel adoption.
PV solar panels have brought me vast amounts of joy in my life and had ups and downs like any relationship.
The inside-industry nickname and aptly named ‘solar coaster’ ride of the last decade never dampened my enthusiasm for these technologies.
Never let the naysayers curb your passion.
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January 4th, 2020
The Smart Export Guarantee ensures traditional energy suppliers offer competing rates to small-scale domestic PV solar generators.
A moment in history that’s equal to the Magna Carta.
Since 1066, our nation’s medieval wood stocks, then coal and later electricity resources became tightly controlled.
Today, for the first time since William the Conqueror, the general population can self-generate and sell on the open energy market. Read the rest of this entry »
October 1st, 2019
I’ve been passionate about PV solar panels for half my adult life now.
I’ve seen PV prices drop down to more attainable levels over that time.
From day one, I knew PV solar panels represented freedom to its adopters.
The satisfaction I get from releasing households back into the wild with decades of cheap energy is immeasurably satisfying.
Sadly, I’ve witnessed ‘The Establishment’ doing they’re best to deter uptake – why? Read the rest of this entry »
August 21st, 2019
Unbelievably, nobody is talking about the energy implications of Brexit!
We’re declaring a trade war with those with energy tentacles wholly entwined within our country.
Interestingly, pension funds are intrinsically linked to the energy sector. Something the Brexit-media failed to tell their readership!
We may all end up being “in this together” after all – I digress. Read the rest of this entry »
June 11th, 2019
The shambles that is the current government has finally decided to support the UK’s PV-solar industry.
Shamed by protesting school children!
The new Smart Export Guarantee means energy suppliers will purchase surplus PV-power from 1st January 2020. Read the rest of this entry »
April 20th, 2019
I met another PV solar enthusiast, and it felt like we should’ve had a special handshake.
Today, PV-ownership is like being in a private members club.
During our conversation, I had an epiphany.
I forecast yet another divide opening to fracture our country. Read the rest of this entry »