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Dangers of the solar eclipse

Dangers of the solar eclipse

Did you enjoy the solar eclipse? We were lucky enough for all the morning haze and cloud to clear 20 minutes before the show started and had the perfect view. This is more than can be said for many school pupils throughout northern Scotland. I hear from several sources that under-18s in many schools were outraged not […]

Solar panels, one year on

Solar panels, one year on

Throughout 2012, I offered monthly updates on the amount of electricity generated in rural Aberdeenshire by a 4kW solar-PV array. Many of you got in touch to say that this real-life assessment of electricity generation and cash payback had been a useful comparison against the claims of solar-panel installers. The conclusion of the panel-array’s owners […]

Solar panels, the verdict

Solar panels, the verdict

So that’s our 12-month experiment complete. A full calendar year living with a 16-panel solar array has thrown up several disappointments and a few surprises. The major disappointment is that the 3.95kW array, which was rated to produce 3600kW of free power, produced just 2243.4kW. Solar-panel suppliers will point you to the small print which […]

Solar-panel report : November

Solar-panel report : November

Shortly after the end of every month throughout 2012, I am reporting on how an array of PV solar panels, owned by friends of ours, has performed in rural Aberdeenshire. This will be of limited interest to most of you, I know, but it fills a huge gap in the information available to prospective solar-panel […]

Solar-panel report : October

Solar-panel report : October

Shortly after the end of every month throughout 2012, I am reporting on how an array of PV solar panels, owned by friends of ours, has performed in rural Aberdeenshire. This will be of limited interest to most of you, I know, but it fills a huge gap in the information available to prospective solar-panel […]

Solar-panel Report : September

Solar-panel Report : September

Shortly after the end of every month throughout 2012, I am reporting on how an array of PV solar panels, owned by friends of ours, has performed in rural Aberdeenshire. This will be of limited interest to most of you, I know, but it fills a huge gap in the information available to prospective solar-panel […]

Solar-panel report : August

Solar-panel report : August

Shortly after the end of every month throughout 2012, I am reporting on how an array of PV solar panels, owned by friends of ours, has performed in rural Aberdeenshire. This will be of limited interest to most of you, I know, but it fills a huge gap in the information available to prospective solar-panel […]

Solar-panel report : July

Solar-panel report : July

Shortly after the end of every month throughout 2012, I am reporting on how an array of PV solar panels, owned by friends of ours, has performed in rural Aberdeenshire. This will be of limited interest to most of you, I know, but it fills a huge gap in the information available to prospective solar-panel […]

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