Wise words from across ‘The Pond’

Our cousins across ‘The Pond’ are really starting to wise up to the many and bountiful benefits of solar PV.

In a similar vein to the UK government’s ‘clean energy cash-back scheme’, Obama’s much-lauded Clean Energy Incentive Program aims to reward faster renewable energy development, with states receiving credits for electricity generated in 2020 and 2021 by […]

The August 5th edition of #Roxon #Solar #News is now online

The UK’s first solar home – 20 years later
by Peter Bennett
Twenty years ago, Professor Sue Roaf had an ambition to power her home from the energy generated by the sun.
Sceptics dismissed her, scoffing that solar photovoltaic and solar thermal technologies couldn’t possibly work in the UK – you’d need the sun to shine. Nevertheless Roaf […]

The July 7th edition of #Roxon #Solar #News is now online

VIDEO: One Direction call on fans to ‘change our future’ in climate change plea
by Peter Bennett
One Direction have released a video asking their fans to make their voice heard over climate change ahead of the climate change summit in Paris this year.
Read full article and watch video here

Green sector reacts to Conservatives’ 2015 budget
by Peter Bennett
The […]

It’s blazing sun out there – why’s my solar PV generation gone down?

According to the Met Office, yesterday saw the hottest July day on record in the UK, with temperatures hitting a scorching 36.7C (98F) in some parts of the UK.

Indeed, by 8am here in sunny Gloucester, the mercury had already climbed to a staggering 25C.

Thanks to a southerly wind, warm air has been wafting its way […]

FIT to bust?

Good news for UK solar – last year saw it set a brand-new precedent by meeting the deployment target set by the Government for the first time ever since the degression scheme was introduced in 2012.

In fact, solar did more than simply meet the 100-megawatt target, it smashed it – with a massive 124MW of […]

Fortune shines on solar winner Susan

As the saying goes, the sun shines on the righteous, so Citizen prizewinner Susan Adams must be feeling particularly virtuous following the installation of her new solar PV system.
Having learned last month that she was the lucky winner of the Citizen, Echo and Stroud Life ‘Win a solar PV system’ competition, Susan is enjoying the current spell […]

By |April 16th, 2015|Domestic Solar PV Installation, News, sticky|0 Comments

And the winner is…

Our huge congratulations go to Susan Adams, winner of the Gloucester Citizen, Gloucestershire Echo and Stroud Life ‘Win a solar PV system’ competition.
After years of wanting solar panels for her home in Highnam, Gloucester, avid Citizen reader Susan set about collecting the special numbered tokens printed daily in the newspaper when the competition launched last month.
“When […]

By |March 13th, 2015|Domestic Solar PV Installation, News, Offers|0 Comments

At the Hub of the solar action!

While the mainstay of our solar PV work lies in domestic installations, increasingly business owners, community groups and charity organisations are becoming switched on to the huge benefits of solar PV.
Our latest non-domestic solar PV system went on to the roof of charity organisation The GL3 Community Hub in Churchdown, Gloucester.
Based in what was the Horizons […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Commercial Solar PV Installation, News|0 Comments

Introducing Sam and James

Meet Sam and James, our two newest additions to the Roxon team.
Both fully-qualified electricians by trade, Sam and James come to us with an excellent pedigree, having worked for a number of well-established local electrical companies, including Clarkson Evans.
Both local boys, Sam, 27, and James, 25, say they are looking forward to furthering their electrical […]

Could you be the lucky winner of a Roxon solar PV system?

There are less than 24 hours to go until the winner of the ‘Win a solar PV system’ competition is announced.
Having just experienced our most successful year to date since expanding into the solar PV sector, we decided to celebrate by giving away a free solar PV system worth up to £5,500 to one lucky household, business, community group […]