Here in the UK, the cost of living just seems to be going up and up. This is causing a lot of people to make use of renewable sources of electricity as a means of reducing their yearly outgoings. The most common way of creating a renewable energy source for your home is by using solar panels. Manchester is home to a number of MCS accredited installers who can help you tuen your home greener.
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Using solar panels on your Manchester home can present numerous benefits:
- Reduce your energy bills.
- Increase the value of your home.
- Generate additional tax free income.
- Reduce your carbon footprint.
At present, the most common methods of producing electricity around the world are by nuclear power and by burning fossil fuels. Nuclear power carries with it certain safety risks and the disposal of nuclear waste can be damaging to the environment. The burning of fossil fuels however is widely known to be the number one cause of global warming. Fitting solar panels to your home can cut down on the damage we are doing to our environment and at the same time save money on our electricity bills. In addition to this, the Feed in Tariff allows us to sell back any excess electricity that is generated to the national grid, and in the process, earn a tax free income that can mount up to over £1000 per year.
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An Introduction to Manchester
Manchester is a large city in the North West of England, in the UK. The city has one of the largest populations in the country at around half a million people. It can be found in the county of Greater Machester, South-West of the Pennines.
Manchester has a deep-rooted culture and was the site of many world firsts, including the location of the world’s first railway station (Manchester Liverpool Road Station) and the place where the atom was first split by scientists. The city is also well-know in the world of sport, particularly football – there are two world calls football teams; Manchester City and Manchester United who are based locally, each of whom have achieved a number of accolades.
There are two Universities in the city – The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, providing higher level education to many students who come from across the country and worldwide to further their knowledge. The former contains the city’s business school which, in 1965, was the first of it’s type to offer the MBA in the UK.
Many world-famous bands and music artists originate from the city, including Oasis, The Smiths and The Stone Roses. The Chemical Brothers also came together in Manchester, although they are originally from London. Many of these artists have played at the city’s main music venue – Manchester Arena. This venue has been voted as International Venue of the year and is the largest of it’s kind in Europe, with over 20,000 seats to hold the screaming fans. Notably, it is also the busiest music venue in the world, beating both madison square garden and London’s O2 arena. However there are also a number of smaller music venues to entertain the up-and-coming indie bands who may one day make it onto the big stage.
The climate in Manchester makes it a great city to install solar panels on your home, so take a look around our website and if you decide they are right for your home and lifestyle, get in touch with some suppliers or installers and get some quotes!