A number of our customers have received a letter purportedly from the "British Trading Solar Association" offering a free health-check for their solar PV system. A quick Google search finds no actual business of that name (although they have chosen a similar name to a legitimate industry body). However, [...]
We have had a recent upward trend in the number of enquiries from customers regarding direct mail or phone calls that they have received from a handful of national companies. The usual spiel refers to expired inverter warranties or installers that have ceased trading (even if they haven't), then they [...]
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Solaredge power optimisermounted behind solar panel Every industry has its villains and the solar PV industry is no different. Many have been pushing voltage optimisers and all sorts of other nonsense products for years, and now their salesmen are overstating the benefits of SolarEdge in order to grab a bit [...]
SolarEdge are about to launch a smart EV charger that can use solar PV power to boost the charge current and reduce charge times. Scheduled for release at the end of 2017 - watch this space!
Tesla Powerwall 2 The Tesla App showing power flow We took delivery of one of first batches of Powerwall 2 units last week. Here is the first one, installed and working. The app shows surplus from the solar panels feeding into the battery for use later on. Give us a call to [...]
We're expecting our first Powerwall 2 shipment next week. Looking forward to the first installation of this amazing product, all trained and ready to go. Look out for some photos very soon.
It has come to my attention that there is a company in Liverpool that is cold-calling owners of solar PV systems offering them so-called "upgrades" and maintenance contracts. Firstly, I would like to give an assurance that I have never shared my customers' telephone numbers with third parties, and never [...]
Announced today Npower will raise standard tariff electricity prices by 15% from 16 March resulting in an increase of around £100 for average households in the UK. The increase is due to the rise in the wholesale cost of electricity, therefore other suppliers are likely to follow suit. You can read [...]
As a Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer, we at RED Electrical are excited to announce the launch of the second generation Powerwall. Powerwall 2 stores double the amount of solar energy to power your home day and night. With Powerwall you can store solar energy generated during the day for use any [...]