Q. Is planning permission required to install a solar electricity system?Q. How much space is required for the solar electricity panels?Q. What are the effects of shade on a solar electricity system?Q. How long does it take to install a solar electricity system?Q. How long will a solar electricity system last and what are the guarantee periods?Q. What maintenance and cleaning does a solar electricity system need?Q. What happens to the solar electricity system if there is a power cut?Q. How do I get my power back on?Q. What if I need to expand the solar electricity system in future years?Q. Can I use a solar system to provide space heating for my home?Q. Will a solar electricity system work in the UK, and will it work during the winter?Q. Will cloud affect the output of my solar electric PV system?Q. How much carbon dioxide will a solar electricity system save?Q. If my house is not south facing can I have split panels, one of front and one on back?Q. Can I have panels on my garage?Q. Does the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) change if I sell my house?Q. I have a Pre-Payment meter, will it make any difference?
Q. Why use solar technology?Q. What is the difference between solar hot water and solar electricity?Q. How does solar electricity work?Q. Is solar electricity proven technology?Q. What is the difference between DC and AC?Q. What are the benefits of a solar electricity system?Q. What are the components of a solar electricity system?Q. What types of solar electricity (PV) panels are available through the scheme?Q. How much electricity will solar panels produce?Q. Does the solar electricity system need batteries?Q. How is the solar electricity system connected to the national grid?Q. Can I get paid for the electricity produced by a solar electricity system?Q. What is the feed-in tariff?Q. So what will new bills look like? Do I pay as normal and then get money back?Q. What if I produce more electricity through my solar electricity system than I need?Q. How much will a solar electricity system cost?Q. Can I get a grant for installing a solar electricity system?
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