solar industry

Tesla Announces Solar Powered Roof Tiles

Just the other day Tesla, Elon Musk's company famous for it's electric cars and home battery system, announced what I believe could be a game changer for the wider construction sector, and the UK fenestration market too. They announced glass roof tiles with in-built solar panels. This is what they look like: Credit: [...]

By |2016-11-01T20:59:05+00:00November 1st, 2016|Categories: double glazing industry, solar industry, technology|

Money To Be Made In Solar

The solar industry has taken a battering in recent months. The Government has done it's best to reduce the FIT tariff making it more difficult for solar panel investments to pay for themselves over a medium length of time. Those are the predictions any way. But as more research is done into the revised figures, [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:27+00:00August 28th, 2012|Categories: solar industry, solar panels|

Solar Industry Gets Gloomy

The solar industry was once a booming new sector in the British economy that promised strong growth, hundreds of new businesses and thousands of new jobs. But now, after a Feed In Tariff cut of over half at the start of the year, and another due in August, the solar industry now has about as [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:33+00:00May 27th, 2012|Categories: solar industry, solar panels|