Solar PV Blog

Welcome to the Electrasolar PV blog. Electrasolar are a Solar PV company based in Alconbury, Cambridgeshire, UK. We design and fit Solar Photovoltaic systems to both domestic and commercial properties. This blog has just been created (July 2011) and it is our intention to keep you up to date of Solar PV news :

  • New developments in products and technology;
  • Related news about legislation and updates from the government in the Solar PV sector;
  • and news about our own business and our experiences installing and maintaining both domestic and commercial Solar Photovoltaic systems.

Solar PV market forescast

A recent forecast has predicted that the domestic solar PV market will double over the next 5 years. What once seemed cutting edge will soon change to being commonplace across the roofs of Cambridge, Peterborough and Bedford. Now is a … Continue reading

Solar Panels provide insulation effect

Recent research by the University of California at San Diego has highlighted another potential benefit of fitting solar panels. During the day they can provide an insulating effect, helping to keep your house cool, and at night they help keep … Continue reading

Solar PV in East Anglia accounts for 92% of FiTs

Recent information revealed by the British Photovoltaic Association, shows that over 90% of East Anglia renewable energy Feed in Tariffs (FiTs) were allocated to Solar PV during the first year of the scheme… proof of how popular Solar PV is … Continue reading

Cambridge Council adopts Solar PV on public buildings

Landmark buildings in Cambridge are soon to be recognized for their solar generating power as the council looks to cash in on the Government’s feed-in tariff scheme. By installing solar panels on buildings such as the Corn Exchange and on … Continue reading