As we head towards the Government’s Net Zero 2050 target, the pressure continues to increase on individuals and businesses to do more to reduce their carbon consumption and find ways to live more sustainably. Being more energy efficient often goes hand in hand with long-term financial benefits; not only from lowering your energy bill due to reduced consumption from the grid, but with options like solar panel installation there is also the potential to be able to sell excess energy back to the grid if you’re creating more energy than you consume.
For example, on a system installation of 300kWp
This would produce 285MWh of energy per year
This would save 80 tonnes of CO2 emissions
Which is the equivalent of planting 3,600 trees
Despite its obvious challenges, 2020 was a record breaking year for Britain’s electricity system. Data shows that 2020 was officially the greenest year on record with an average carbon intensity of 181 gCO2/kWh.Read now