June 13, 2019

Social Energy: How It Works

Social Energy is a smart energy trading network for solar PV panels and battery customers. The decentralised grid-trading platform allows Social Energy customers to swap and trade energy with other customers and sell it to the National Grid for the best possible prices. Firstly, W...
March 26, 2019

How Does Solar Battery Technology Work?

Renewable energy is rightly growing in popularity. According to data from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), bioenergy, wind, solar and hydro accounted for 27.5% of all energy supplied in the UK in 2018, up from 23.5% in 2017. The Solar Trade Associatio...
March 19, 2019

How to Change Your Energy Habits

Whether you’re looking to improve the part you play in saving the planet or to increase what’s in the bank at the end of the month, small choices around the house can really help to lower your energy consumption. Don’t be fooled into thinking you have to make drastic changes, start w...
January 17, 2019

Renewable Energy Predictions for 2019

2019 is well and truly upon us and there’s also a lot happening in the energy world. We’ve put together our top predictions for the renewable energy sector this year. 1. Going Green It’s no secret that big companies know their reputation will increasingly be affected by their s...
December 4, 2018

5 Ways You Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

The UN’s worrying climate-change report tells us that if desperate measures are not taken to help the environment, Planet Earth will be plunged into desperate times. We need to keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, otherwise we face the reality of a deep...
October 18, 2018

Solar Panels in the Strangest Places

When people think about solar panels, a particular image springs to mind: complete suburbia, with each home proudly sporting a solar panel system (installed by us, hopefully!). This is a common image, but you’re just as likely to find photovoltaic technology in stranger places than your ...
August 30, 2018

How to Get Your Kids Into Eco-Friendly Habits

Raising a child: you teach them how to ride their first bike, and to say thank you when they receive a gift. You help with their maths homework, and you help them learn the value of money. In the blink of an eye, you’re showing them how to shave, or you’re driving them to their school ...
August 17, 2018

When Will Fossil Fuels Run Out?

When it comes to environmental health and doing our bit to help Planet Earth, we’re more educated than we’ve ever been before. Not a week goes by without a headline about global warming, or an article about some emerging renewable technology that might save the planet we live on. I...
August 2, 2018

5 (Non-Solar) Ways That You Can Be Good to the Environment

We love solar energy here at Project Solar (obviously), but we do know it’s not the only way to help Planet Earth. We’re just as enthusiastic about the other ways – from the small-scale changes in habit, to the large-scale projects that take huge group effort. Here are some of our...
June 25, 2018

Celebs Gone Solar: Which Famous Faces Have Embraced Solar Panels?

Solar energy has never been more affordable, and these celebrity advocates want you to know it. In this blog, we’re going to run through our favourite celebrities whose homes are all generating solar energy. We think it’s important to raise awareness any way we can, and seeing as th...