Category: Solar PV and Battery Storage

Early PV Adopters to Benefit from next “Big Thing” in Battery Energy Storage Systems

June 17, 2024 by Tony Thornby

NGRE Offers 30-day Free Trial More good news for those looking to retrofit battery storage to their existing solar systems this month, as NGRE partners with EcoFlow to bring a revolutionary new product to customers. NGRE was thrilled to see the Government’s decision to cut VAT on retrofit battery energy storage systems (BESS) to 0% Continue Reading

Massive Vote from MPs in Favour of Mandatory Solar Panels for New Builds

March 27, 2024 by Greg Bishop

NGRE is optimistic the Government will make the right decision on crucial upcoming house building legislation following a survey of MPs in which a massive 8 in 10 said they support making solar panels mandatory for all new-build homes. The survey conducted by YouGov on behalf the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) Foundation, showed 79% of Continue Reading

Battery Energy Storage Just Got a Lot Cheaper!

March 08, 2024 by Greg Bishop

0% VAT Now on Domestic Battery Storage Systems NGRE is urging homeowners interested in battery energy storage systems to strike now following the recent scrapping of VAT by the UK Government. All domestic Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) are now zero-rated for VAT, slashing the cost of the technology by a massive 20%. But homeowners Continue Reading

Present to Businesses and Homeowners with Solar Ambitions as Planning Rules Relaxed

March 01, 2024 by Greg Bishop

NGRE notes with interest news from the Government that planning rules are being relaxed, meaning that some businesses and homes will be able to install rooftop solar panels more easily.  The changes, which came into force in November, are to Permitted Development Rights rules and will mean more will be able to install solar panels Continue Reading

“Dragon Tamer” Uses Whole House Back-up System to Protect Seadragons from Devastating Power Cuts

February 13, 2024 by Greg Bishop

An ultra-dedicated and passionate aquarium hobbyist has invested in a whole house battery back-up system, one of the first in the UK, to protect her precious seadragons in the event of a power cut. Deborah Corker, known in the world of marine aquarium hobbyists, as the Dragon Tamer, suffered a devastating power cut a few Continue Reading

“Some Grid Suppliers Are Big Rip-off Artists – It’s Best Insulating Yourself as Much as You Can”

December 01, 2023 by Greg Bishop

A company has had its commercial energy spend slashed and its grid dependency reduced after their forward-thinking landlord invested in a new solar PV system installed by NGRE. Retired engineer and businessman, Angus Fleming, saw the addition of a new 180-panel PV system to his commercial premise as a great investment opportunity but also as Continue Reading

Rooftop Solar Panels Could Generate Two Nuclear Power Stations Worth of Electricity

November 17, 2023 by Greg Bishop

Two nuclear power stations worth of electricity, or 7GW – that’s how much energy could be generated by households in England if all areas matched Peterborough’s example. The analysis by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), used Government data showing that Peterborough has the highest proportion of homes with rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) panels Continue Reading

NGRE are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Tesla Powerwall Certified Installer Status

November 10, 2023 by Webmaster

The Tesla Powerwall The Tesla Powerwall is a rechargeable home battery system designed to maximise your home’s energy independence. That means backup power and a smaller carbon footprint for your home, and potentially savings on your electricity bill.Powerwall is an intelligent system that can be customised to your energy needs, with the ability to charge Continue Reading

NGRE Helps College with Facility to Train Future PV Installers

October 14, 2023 by Greg Bishop

NGRE has joined forces with Abingdon & Witney College to create a new facility which will train the next generation of PV installers and help plug the green technology skills gap. Experts in renewable solutions, NGRE, installed solar panels on a mocked-up domestic pitched-roof, creating a solar PV training rig at the College’s Renewable Technology Continue Reading