• Ecocetera- Installing Solar Panels for 15 Years!

    Ecocetera was one of the first businesses to achieve MCS accreditation in 2009 and is coming up to its 15th anniversary! Over the years the industry has fluctuated and evolved; It’s been a bumpy road for Installers. Many businesses have come and gone, but Ecocetera has weathered the storm, and is proud of the contribution made to reducing the regions carbon emissions.

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  • Flat Roof Solar Panel Installations

    Recent changes to legislation mean that there is no longer a need to obtain planning permission when installing on flat roofs. It was the case that permission was required for domestic installations (and for commercial installations over 1MW), which meant additional costs and lengthy delays – but no longer! There are however other considerations to […]

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  • VAT Changes – February 2024

    Although there was no mention of this in the Autumn Statement, these VAT changes to battery storage, Immersion diverters and charity building installations have been quietly ushered in – and will be welcomed! They are corrections of anomalies rather than new policies, but will remove more barriers to the adoption of renewable technologies. VAT Changes […]

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  • Spring Statement 2022

    Further to the Spring Statement on March 23rd, it is our understanding that VAT on solar panels for domestic properties is to be reduced from 5% to 0% from 1st April 2022 .

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  • News

    Worried about Rising Energy Bills?

    Reducing energy use will also have a direct impact on the current energy crisis (including the Russia-Ukraine situation). James has put together our top tips while you wait for our order books to re-open…. KITCHEN • Get the tea order in before the kettle goes on! Boiling more water than needed not only means waiting […]

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  • Covid-19 (Coronavirus) update

    We would like to continue to reassure all our customers that we are taking every action possible to keep us – and you – as safe as possible.

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  • Guide Dogs for the Blind

    Solar installation at Guide Dogs for the Blind

    We are proud to have commissioned this system – 30kW of JA Solar PV panels installed during refurbishment of the building mean the Regional Centre for the charity now has good protection from rising fuel costs this winter. The system should

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  • Tesla Powerwall2

    Tesla Powerwall2 Battery Storage- Installation Excellence Award

    Ecocetera has just received recognition of their attention to detail and high standards of workmanship, being awarded Tesla’s first ‘installation excellence’ trophy!

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  • End of the Feed In Tariff – Business as Usual

    The Feed In Tariff may have ended (on 31st March), but Bristol’s appetite for solar PV appears to have increased! Both Bristol City Council and Bristol University have now declared a Climate Emergency. Extinction Rebellion have bought London to a standstill, bringing the issue into sharp focus – and whether you agree with their methods […]

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  • Feed In Tariff

    The Autumn Budget and Solar

    Effectively, no change!

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