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by Renewable
Thu Feb 17, 2011 8:01 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Complete European solar water systems
Replies: 2
Views: 910

Re: Complete European solar water systems

Hi, my inlaws live in Szekesfehervar. They had a solar thermal system fitted by these people :- http://www.springsolar.hu/ Its a little way from you but its a start. They are getting quotes for solar PV at the moment if I can find out who is chosen installer I will post later. Any equipment made in ...
by Renewable
Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:14 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Wind turbines on your door step?
Replies: 82
Views: 24845

Re: Wind turbines on your door step?

There are thousands of wind turbines all across France. There are quite a lot within a mile or so of our holiday home in Brittany. They were interesting to look at the first few times we drove past now we do not even notice them. The planet needs protecting and these generators need installing as so...
by Renewable
Sun Oct 03, 2010 9:28 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Has anyone gone for one of these Free Photovoltaic installs
Replies: 11
Views: 7815

Re: Has anyone gone for one of these Free Photovoltaic insta

Free PV not such a good idea according to Which report :- http://www.which.co.uk/news/2010/09/free-solar-panels-not-such-a-great-deal-231808/ Apparently its far better to get a fixed price loan and get the 8-10% returns yourself. Also if you sell up you can sell on your FIT contract and not be tryin...
by Renewable
Tue Aug 10, 2010 7:21 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: photovoltaic panels. How to choose
Replies: 20
Views: 4663

Re: photovoltaic panels. How to choose

Using an MCS approved solar prediction calculator gives you this result. (The MCS predictions are IMO massively reduced but I believe this is to reduce the possibility of litigation.) assume South facing, 35 degree roof, unshaded, Brighton, 2KW Poly system. Feed in 1702 kW per year . minimum Feed in...
by Renewable
Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:53 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: photovoltaic panels. How to choose
Replies: 20
Views: 4663

Re: photovoltaic panels. How to choose

I'm seriously thinking about installing a 4KW system. How are the efficiencies of the different panels measured ? What units should I be looking at when talking to the salesperson ? Any pertinent questions to pose ? Any help appreciated Merv questions regarding your proposed system :- 1. Is it grid...
by Renewable
Tue Jun 29, 2010 6:32 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Poole
Replies: 9
Views: 537

Re: Hello from Poole

Hi , Thanks for the hello`s . My place in France is in St.Servais, near to Callac , area 22. I bought in in 2009 . It is a four bedroomed farmhouse with 20 acres of fields and a five acre forest. I have several resident ex UK neighbours who look after my place and a Breton farmer who uses the fields...
by Renewable
Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:09 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Poole
Replies: 9
Views: 537

Hello from Poole

Hi I am an MCS renewable installer based in Poole, Dorset . I install solar PV solar thermal and heat pumps. My electrical works are guaranteed for six years by the ECA . We are members of REAL (renewable energy association) . We are a small family company and our 17 year old son is currently doing ...