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solar supplies for the UK

Discussion in 'Renewable Energy' started by Thunderchild, Jul 24, 2007.

  1. Thunderchild

    Thunderchild New Member

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    I'm thinking of setting up a solar system in england, who can I buy the stuff from, solar panels ecc. ?
     
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  2. Misterbenn

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    Sharp Solar...
    or BP solar
     
  3. Thunderchild

    Thunderchild New Member

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    sorry they booth seem like useless firstly I am looking for a company that will supply x number of panels and so on so that i can set up myself not someone that wants to come and do it for me, the first link looks like an american company anyhow,

    I need something like jaycar but in the UK

    thanks anyway
     
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    maybe i can help u for get the solar panels. We produce solar panels in China.
     
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    Pommie Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Do you have a web site?

    Mike.
     
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  8. Thunderchild

    Thunderchild New Member

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    your website is soooo sloooooooowwww do something about it,
    it dosn,t work either I can't get it in english,
    by the way do your solar panels work by some miracle ?
     
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    Nigel Goodwin Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    Check http://www.maplin.co.uk - I've recently received a bulletin about loads of solar power stuff from them!.
     
  10. Thunderchild

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    yea I was told about them last night but wow 1000 £ for a 150 W panel are they kidding ? I'm not sure on postage cost but jaycar sells 120 w panels for 349 £ thats a big difference and probably going to make up for postage cost
     
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    I don't know of any company in the UK that sell/install solar panels but:
    I can tell you that the correct selection of panels, inverter(s), installation isn't something easy.
    I will never buy such equipment over the net.
    I know what I'm talking about since I have 18 Sharp panels with a Fronius inverter for several years on my roof.
    I've made an outdoor test system for solar panels (Sharp, Siemens, Kaneka, UniSolar) for the company I work for.

    What about subsidy/grant in the UK??
    I paid only 33.33% of my installation, rest was subsidy :):):)
     
  12. Hero999

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    Thunderchild,
    The pound sign ('£') comes before the number not after, it's £1000 not 1000 £.

    I thought you lived in Italy, are you thinking of relocating to the UK?
     
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    We can provide solar panel for 3.7US$ per watt. High efficiency and 25 years warranty. Usful for on grid and off grid.
    For any questions please send me mail.
     
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    I thought that was a rather rude post.

    The site is slow for me but not unusable (I spend a lot of time on Chinese sites and they are quite often very slow). I also managed to get it in English without a problem.

    Oh and the solar panels work by light :p
     
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    Perhaps the site is solar powered :)
     
  16. mcs51mc

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    Fact and figures please! Define "high" 50%, 60%, 90% what will it be??

    In case of damage or whatever other problem will you come over from china to solve the problem and/or replace the panels for free !??!
     
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    I thought 5% was good for a solar panel.
     
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    Their has been some major breakthrough with solar pannels. They have created a crystalline fluid that can absorb the entire spectrum of visible light, but they are having problems getting it into a crystalline structure for opimum efficency. They rated the efficentcy of about 80%

    I couldnt think that it could be done, but thunderchild has a bigger signature then what I had!
     
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    Where's the rest of the video?
    I hate it when they only include half of it!
     
  21. mcs51mc

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    Didn't you hear the "... ...could be... ..." at the start of the video.
    Nano Solar is trying for almost several years now, so don't expect it tomorrow :D
    I saw that video something like 5 years ago... ...
    Former UniSolar now ECD Ovonics is already producing flexible thin film PV cells for several years but their efficiency can't beat cristalline PV cells (for now).
     

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