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A Great Little JEM of an Idea!

A Great Little JEM of an Idea!

The ‘Feed in Tariff’ deadline is fast approaching, and JEM Energy don’t want you to miss a fantastic opportunity to create essentially FREE hot water, by integrating solar panels, with a solar thermodynamic hot water system.

By taking advantage of the Feed in Tariff scheme before it closes to new applicants on the 31st March 2019, you could be paid for generating free hot water for yourself!

What is the Feed in Tariff scheme?

The Feed in Tariff scheme, which is a scheme that has been put in place by the government, to reward home owners for investing in certain types of solar energy systems, by paying them for generating solar energy - will be closed to new applicants from the 31st of March 2019.

Renewable energy systems included in the scheme are - solar photovoltaic (solar PV), wind, micro combined heat and power (CHP), hydro and anaerobic digestion (AD).

Who we are and how we can help

JEM Energy are a UK solar energy supplier and installer, primarily based in the south of England, who supply and install solar pv systems, and more recently – thermodynamic water heating systems.

Solar pv panel systems can be installed on a roof, a shed, or ground mounted, making them quite handy and versatile little things.

They work by generating power in the form of electricity, as they absorb energy from the sun, which is converted into electricity. This electricity can then be used to power the home, all without the polluting and harmful burning of fossil fuels!

The Feed in Tariff scheme is inclusive of solar pv panels such as these – what you chose to do with the electricity they generate… is up to you!

Using solar pv panels to generate the electricity required to run a thermodynamic hot water system

Thermodynamic hot water systems have only been around for a few years, but have fast become a recognised form of renewable energy.

Comprising of two main parts – two externally mounted thermodynamic panels, and an internal thermodynamic heat pump unit, the main benefit of thermodynamic water heating systems, is that they do not require sunlight to generate hot water, and instead take their energy from other sources including wind, rain, snow and extremely low or extremely high temperatures – they have even been referred to as ‘night time solar’, as they can work at night!

Solar PV Panels

Solar PV Panels

Thermodynamic Hot Water Panels

Thermodynamic Hot Water Panels

Thermodynamic hot water systems do require a very small amount of electricity to power their integral heat pump, which is responsible for converting the energy taken from their external thermodynamic panels, into hot water.

Unfortunately though, thermodynamic hot water systems are not included in the Feed in Tariff scheme, however the electricity needed to power their integral heat pump could be…

The rated electrical power of our thermodynamic water heating system, is only 444w, running on average at around 500w

Solar pv panels are capable of generating over 500w of electricity on a day with ample sunlight (although how much they generate totally depends on how many panels you have, and where they are situated).

Therefore, they are more than powerful enough to provide the electricity required to power a thermodynamic heat pump.

By installing just 2 solar pv panels on your home, alongside a thermodynamic water heating system, and doing so before the Feed in Tariff scheme closes to new applicants on the 31st March, you could be paid for the electricity generated by your solar pv panels, and use this electricity to power the heat pump within your thermodynamic hot water system.

Meaning that you would literally be paid for supplying yourself with free hot water!

What would happen to any unused electricity?

If there was any electricity left over after powering your thermodynamic hot water system, it would simply contribute to the running of other household appliances such as a fridge/freezer, lamps, chargers etc.

If you already have solar pv panels installed on your home, then it isn’t too late to apply to the Feed in Tariff scheme, it also isn’t too late to add a thermodynamic hot water system to your property, and start being paid to generate free hot water!

JEM Energy believe that you should be rewarded for the solar energy you produce, and for investing in it in the first place.

For more information on how we could help you do this, contact us here.

Haven’t you heard… it PAYS to install solar energy - but only until the 31st of March!!!

Haven’t you heard… it PAYS to install solar energy - but only until the 31st of March!!!

The Feed in Tariff (FIT), is a UK Government Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BIES) scheme, to pay homeowners and small scale businesses for generating renewable energy, through their solar energy systems such as Hydro, Wind Turbine and of course... Solar PV.

However, it was announced on the 18th December last year, that this scheme would be closing to new applicants on the 31st March 2019 – YIKES!

So, with this closure deadline now looming over our heads... have you managed to arrange the installation of your Solar PV system yet?

Solar PV

According to government data, the installation of UK Solar PV systems in January this year, where compared to January last year, has increased by 55% with 3,759 reported Solar PV installations carried out this month alone.

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This rapid increase, is highly likely to be due to the Feed in Tariff deadline, with many UK households jumping at the chance to be paid for their solar energy generation, before the opportunity passes them by.

How JEM Energy can help

JEM Energy are licensed installers of Solar PV systems, and provide a reliable service to our customers across the South of England.

We can offer you friendly, no obligation advice regarding the FIT deadline, our Solar PV systems, and how installing one could benefit your family, alongside Solar PV installation quotes.

If you are looking to harness the opportunity to be paid for the renewable energy you generate, then it is paramount that you get in touch with a solar energy supplier as soon as possible, to ensure your application can be completed for the 31st March.

If you have already been considering renewable energy solutions, but have just been waiting for what feels like ‘the right time’, then please DON’T let an opportunity like this pass you by!

Visit our website to learn more about our products and services, or, give us a call on freephone 0808 164 6568

We look forward to helping you to start saving... and earning!

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