Here at North Star Solar, we wanted to take the opportunity to thank Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Minister of State for Energy and Intellectual Property, for mentioning us during her opening statement at the Clean Energy Live exhibition at NEC Birmingham, 5th October ‘16. We are thrilled to be recognized as part of a cohort of innovative…

North Star Solar have announced a strategic partnership with Leclanché to use the battery company’s TiBox home energy storage system. The TiBox uses Lithium Titanate cells and was selected by North Star primarily for its battery chemistry strength and reliability. North Star has developed a unique financing model which allows end-users to enjoy high savings…

Well finally the jury came back in! A 65% cut in #FiT’s rather than 87%, so what does this mean for North Star? Well all told it’s good news. By good it means of course our PV, battery storage and LED solution which doesn’t need any subsidy support anyway, still remains on-track, why wouldn’t it?…

From earlier posts it’s easy to pick from threads our focus is combating fuel poverty – and providing an alternative source of nuclear-free energy. To mention our background, we began focusing on social homes working with social landlords and have broadened this to owner occupiers and the privately rented sector. Our new offering combines rooftop…

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…

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…

With experience of installing solar PV on roofs of social homes, North Star Solar is keen to share its experience and know-how. Distributed energy is something North Star is passionate about and is committed to help those in fuel poverty. Knowing and understanding fuel poverty; a dirty word by anyone’s imagination, can be stopped we…

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