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The key differences between ground and roof mounted solar

Posted on 27th May 2020 by Ged Ennis

When sizing up your business for commercial solar panels, there are several key considerations you’ll have to bear in mind. In fact there’s a long list of questions you should ask yourself before you install solar panels, such as how many solar panels your business needs, and what’s involved in a solar panel installation. It’s […]

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What is a brownout and how does it affect your business?

Posted on 27th Apr 2020 by Ged Ennis

Brownout is basically the term used to describe what happens when the voltage drops below the usual mains supply level. It’s similar to but not quite the same as a blackout, which is a complete (and normally sudden) loss of power. The term brownout is sometimes used interchangeably with the term sag, but the big […]

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Positive solar industry news to brighten a very dark time

Posted on 14th Apr 2020 by Ged Ennis

It’s only April, and already 2020 has been a year of unprecedented change. There are very few places left on Earth which haven’t been touched by the Covid-19 crisis, and life here in the UK has changed unrecognisably. It’s possible, even likely, that things may never be quite the same again. Millions of us were […]

6 reasons to choose solar panels for your industrial business

Posted on 2nd Apr 2020 by Ged Ennis

There’s no shortage of sectors that can reap huge rewards from the use of commercial solar panels to offset costs, and the industrial sector is no exception. We serve a broad range of industries here at Low Carbon Energy, and we’ve got decades of experience behind us in helping businesses save money, become more efficient, […]

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How solar panels benefit farms and agriculture

Posted on 3rd Mar 2020 by Ged Ennis

Farming and agriculture comprises one of our key sectors here at Low Carbon Energy, and our solar panel solutions have a long history of helping clients in this industry to achieve maximum energy efficiency and return on investment. The numerous advantages of solar panels are applicable to a wide range of sectors, but they can […]

Why commercial solar panels are the perfect fit for your office

Posted on 25th Feb 2020 by Ged Ennis

Commercial solar panels are amongst our several key sectors here at Low Carbon Energy, and we’ve got decades of experience in designing systems to maximise energy efficiency and return on investment for our customers. As you might expect, solar panels can have specific benefits for offices and commercial businesses – we’ll explore some of the […]

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Why renewable energy is more important than ever in 2020

Posted on 28th Jan 2020 by Ged Ennis

Renewable energy has always been a valuable opportunity for UK businesses, but 2020 marks the start of a whole new era. For this year and beyond, changing public attitudes and governmental initiatives will have a significant effect on the renewable energy sector. Commercial solar panels in particular are set to ben more beneficial for businesses […]

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2019 was the UK’s best ever year for renewable energy

Posted on 21st Jan 2020 by Ged Ennis

Renewable energy outpaced fossil fuels for 137 days in 2019, a record number that’s made 2019 the greenest year ever for the UK’s energy sector. This is a truly fantastic achievement, made all the more remarkable when you consider that as recently as 1990, 75% of the UK’s electricity was fuelled by burning coal. Fast […]

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Do solar panels still work in winter?

Posted on 17th Dec 2019 by Ged Ennis

In a word – yes. We recognise that you might be after a bit more detail than that, though, so we’ll go into it here. After all, our British winter times are hardly the envy of the world, and most of us resign ourselves to months on end of rubbish weather. If you’ve taken the […]

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5 top tips to save on your business energy bills this winter

Posted on 21st Nov 2019 by Ged Ennis

It’s no secret that winter can be a little hard on the wallet when it comes to energy bills, and nobody knows that better than business owners. Businesses have bigger surface areas to keep lit, and more people to keep comfortable during the chilly darker months, and means you can soon find yourself spending increasingly […]

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