The final cut

The government Feed In Tariff (and export tariff) comes to an end on the 31st of March 2019. 9 years after it was first introduced. We take a quick look at how it helped, and hindered the industry, as well as how it had a much more local impact on our company. The beginning April […]

Solar, is there a sunny future?

Solar, is there a sunny future? Simple answer, yes! Solar is still the most cost effective way of a renewable energy source to a property. The Governments Feed In Tariff (FIT) and the current Export Tariff payments have now ended (read more; The final cut). Although there are plans for a new system allowing owners of solar […]

Wind power!

Introducing our latest off-grid solution! Windchargers. As well as harvesting the power of the sun, we’ve decided to get in on some wind action too. Partnering up with Marlec Engineering we now have a range of Rutland windchargers for off-grid power needs. Marlec’s range of windchargers are designed specifically as a solution for micro-scale off-grid power […]

In the spotlight. TRIC mounting.

Solid. Simple. Smart. Solid TRIC mounting systems stay on the roof and stand up for what they promise. The use of high quality of aluminium and stainless steel create a strong system, designed to last. Simple A cleverly arranged product family, the TRIC hallmark uses a few standardized components to quickly create optimized solutions for […]

BIES announces new export tariff plan

Following last years announcement in December that the export tariff was going to end on the 31st of March 2019, the government has announced a new export tariff guarantee. In the consultation document released on the 8th of January the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy stated; “To support the vision outlined by the […]

Wagner Renewables by your side in 2019.

Happy New Year! As we enter 2019 the industry is expecting a ‘mini boom’ in sales. As great as this is we all know the reasons behind it. January through to the end of March will be the time to push hard as we head towards the cuts that are coming. See our blog Wagner Renewables […]

Wagner Renewables responds to export tariff cut announcement.

The government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has today confirmed that the export tariff will be ending in line with the closure of the feed in tariff scheme on the 31st March 2019. The export tariff see owners of renewable generation sources, solar and wind, getting paid for any energy they export to […]

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Battery Storage in the UK

Battery storage, a relatively new technology to the market. The storage market has come on leaps and bounds in the past few years, however many domestic homeowners are still wary of incorporating batteries into their renewables system. The battery basics Batteries can be installed on the AC or DC side of a properties electricity. Although […]

UK renewable energy capacity overtakes fossil fuels

For the first time the total capacity from UK installed renewable energy has surpassed the capacity that fossil fuels can produce. This is an outstanding achievement for the UK, a milestone that experts said would be unthinkable a few years ago. The total renewable energy capacity now stands at 41.9GW, just surpassing the 41.2GW capacity […]

The 4th Ghana Renewable Energy Fair

This year we took the leap and invested in heading off to the Ghana Renewable Energy Fair. As part of the Renewable Energy Act 2011, the Ghanaian governments Energy Commission set up the Renewable Energy Fair, designed as a means of collaboration between government, private sector and civil society for the promotion of renewable energy sources, […]

Expanding our overseas solar deployment.

A big first for the Wagner Team! Following great success with our first few projects in Ghana in collaboration with Crown Subsea Services we are making a push on our International Solar Deployment. This year, for the first time, we will be exhibiting at the Ghana Renewable Energy Fair. A relatively new show for Ghana […]

Wagner; Where it all began.

Many people wonder how we started, especially the origins of the ‘Wagner’ name, well here’s our story; The journey started in 2009 with AC Solartechnic, founded by Carsten Pump and Mark Osborne. The company provided solar equipment to installers across the South Coast of England. Quickly growing in size the company found its home on […]

Don’t get caught out! Our advice if you get cold called.

We’ve seen an increase in cold calling & door-to-door mail drops offering system upgrades, new inverters, and battery storage to homeowners with solar. Follow our advice to make sure you don’t get caught out! After the solar rush of 2011 its getting to the point where many inverters are starting to fail. This is something […]

Solar, how we can help.

Solar PV (photovoltaic) is still one of the easiest ways to add a renewable source of generation to your home or business. Wagner Renewables is a solar distributor and installer based in West Sussex. With years of experience in the renewables industry we aim to help local homeowners and businesses go green and save money […]

Its spring! How to care for your solar.

Its spring, the daffodils are out, lambs are being born, and it’s finally starting to get a bit sunnier. After the winter months your solar generation should start increasing. But how do you make sure your solar panels are working as well as when they were first installed?   Cleaning your array. A good spring […]

Wagner Renewables Launch New Training Centre and Showroom

Wagner Renewables Ltd have launched their new show room and training centre. Specifically built as a place to offer free training for installers our training room also doubles up as a local renewables centre.   Filled with the latest technologies from the renewables sector, we aim to ensure that the team here at Wagner and […]

The Rising Cost Of Energy

Earlier this year it was announced that British Gas were to raise electricity prices by 12.5% on its variable rate tariff, a rise for the average household of £76. nPower, E.ON, Scottish Power, SSE, and EDF also announced price rises. So why are energy prices rising? Energy prices are based on several factors. About half […]

Marks Iceland Challenge

I’m no stranger to a little adventure; I’ve done the 3 Peaks Challenge, the London to Brighton Bike Ride twice and ridden on the fastest accelerating rollercoaster in the world.  So, when I saw a poster in a local shop advertising an Iceland Challenge – an opportunity to climb 3 volcanoes to raise funds for […]

Should I go off grid?

The term off grid is usually used to describe a way of living using renewable energy sources that are separate from and not connected to the national grid…