Everything News Jobs Opportunities Events Products/Services
more
 
About
Go to Home
Sign Up Sign in

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd

07 Feb 2008 06:02:58

Solar energy 'may provide renewable solution'



Solar energy 'may provide renewable solution'
Some energy consumers in the UK are turning to solar panels to reduce their carbon footprint, the BBC reported.

An interview with London resident Johannes Gleede - who installed a rooftop solar thermal panel in his roof ten years ago - revealed that he has cut his electricity bill in half by generating his own energy.

The news source reported that government figures from 2006 indicate that there are around 78,470 UK homes currently using solar thermal energy as a source of domestic water heating.

Experts at the University of Southampton - which currently uses solar panels - have claimed that photovoltaic technology could be a good way for Britain to generate more renewable power.

The British Photovoltaic Association estimates that a typical rooftop solar panel system may generate around 1,500 kilowatt hours of electricity per year if the panel array is tilted to the south, although energy output can vary based on a number of factors.ADNFCR-1235-ID-18459378-ADNFCR


Discussion Thread  

 


Related Categories

Clicking a category below will direct you to a list of related information

Skip Navigation Links.

The Low Carbon Economy Ltd Community



Related Items From Everyone


  1. The United States Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Industry 2016 Market Research Report is a...

    18 Feb 2016
  2. In recent months South Africa has seen a dramatic change in its energy policy as the Department...

    19 Oct 2011
  3. Keeping the Lights On Products & Services

    by Walt PattersonIn , Walt Patterson starts from a simple premise: that we are making a mess of...

  4. Ali Clabburn is BT Essence of the Entrepreneur competition's 'Best Male' winner

    14 Jan 2009
  5. Smith Bros Enviro Materials is a division of Smith Bros (Quinton) Ltd that...




Go To Home

Resource Links

We're social: View Available Feeds Find out more! Leave us your feedback

RSS



We appreciate all feedback. Please leave as much or as little as you like about any aspect of this website.

If your message requires a response, please leave your email address.