Category Archives: Electricity and off-grid

FIT payments – further update

Having blogged before about E.ON’s poor performance on paying FITs, I think the good news is that once you do get onto their new computer system, the payment turnround is fairly quick (albeit they have gone backwards in that the … Continue reading

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FIT payments update

My posts on E.ON and FIT payments have generated more comments than anything I have ever written. For the record, I have now received my payments for the period ending 11th May 2012 and the full track record is as … Continue reading

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Another reason to avoid E.ON for your feed-in tariffs

I’ve previously posted about E.ON’s uselessness in handling feed-in tariffs; and now they have fallen over again. We have now had our solar panels up and running for 9 months, so this morning I submitted our quarterly meter reading for … Continue reading

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E.ON mess up my FIT statement

Writing up my experiences with E.ON and the feed-in tariff. On 12th August it was the 3-month anniversary of the installation of our solar panels.  A day I had been looking forward to as it means we can submit our … Continue reading

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Immersion heaters

Background story. This thread of the story starts when we bought a woodburning stove from Mr Roger Kirk of Individual Fires and Stoves, back in late 2009.  It was one of the very first things we did, and it was … Continue reading

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Making our own electricity

The mounting frames are the Schüco MSE 210 ground mounting system.  I have got three sets of this; each set will take 8 of my panels, which makes the decision to have 17 panels look wildly eccentric – but there … Continue reading

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