While we all wait with bated breath to see what DECC says on October 23rd, our feeling is FiTs will be removed completely. DECC was a Lib-Dem department and isn’t liked by Treasury (putting it mildly). So the fact that DECC has overspent on renewables we feel is the reason for this show-stopper, i.e. It…

ENergy Focus or ENF lists 1,426 manufacturers worldwide for solar panels, a bewildering number of manufacturers. Our current list of manufacturers we currently prefer is a lot shorter. Three. Jinko, JA Solar and Trina. These three are Tier 1 solar panel manufacturing companies and support the in-built optimiser we prefer over others from Tigo Energy….

  So an 87% cut! Who expected that, wow. Could it be the strength of the lobby of the Power Utilities? How else can one so devastatingly kill an industry built on the foundation of providing an alternative, clean source of energy. What’s not to like about solar? No more polluting fossil fuels. Well from…

“Imitation is the best form of flattery“. Charles Colton. North Star Solar’s offer to install 100% of roofs with free rooftop solar PV is creating waves, concern even. This must be surely a good thing? Shaking this industry is needed to get an even balance. The ‘some’ are banks, one in particular which feels having had…

Operations and Maintenance (O&M) is a topic we are very passionate about at North Star Solar. As long term owners of rooftop solar PV assets; along with our partner social landlord’s we want the highest performance from roofs. This starts from the get-go. Panels have to come from Tier 1 manufacturers, the largest solar panel…

David Cameron on the subject of Fracking: “International evidence shows there is no reason why the process should cause contamination of water supplies or other environmental damage, if properly regulated. And the regulatory system in this country is one of the most stringent in the world. If any shale gas well were to pose a…

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