Insight into our Electrical Installations

This months blog post will give you an insight into the work we do on Electrical Installations. Choosing an Electrical contractor for your electrical installation project is a decision you want to get right from the start. Our vast knowledge and experience, amassed over 30 years in the trade, ensure that contracting with Forest Electrical [...]

By | August 21st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Insight into our Electrical Installations

Extend your solar PV array & go off-grid this summer

Another Solar PV array extension and Tesla battery storage system installed by our engineers, despite the changes to the FiT subsidy tariff. The installation featured here comprises an additional 6kWp of solar PV and incorporates Solar Edge optimisers. Solar Edge optimisers combat shade issues and maximise annual solar yield. Extending your original solar PV system can [...]

By | July 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Extend your solar PV array & go off-grid this summer

Do you monitor your Solar PV generation online?

Why should you monitor your Solar PV generation online? Solar PV arrays can now be monitored in real-time, thereby giving you valuable insight into your generation and system yield to help you manage your power usage profile. In the early days of solar PV (installations between 2010 and 2016) only a few systems were equipped [...]

By | June 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Do you monitor your Solar PV generation online?

Electrical Periodic Inspection-Test and Inspect

All electrical installations should be inspected and tested regularly to confirm their condition for continued use. Faulty and old wiring is one of the main causes for electrical fires. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, which cover electrical safety testing, place responsibility on the employer to protect the health and safety of employees and visitors [...]

By | May 30th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Electrical Periodic Inspection-Test and Inspect

Tesla Powerwall 2 delivery update

Tesla's home battery storage solution, the Powerwall 2, is set to become a regular on the solar storage scene during 2019. Its credentials have been proven since its launch in 2017, however, long lead times for delivery have seen customers interest waiver.  Assurances from Tesla, confirming regular shipments throughout the summer months have fuelled diligent self-consumers [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Tesla Powerwall 2 delivery update

The end of FiT – what’s next?

As expected we have seen a very busy and frenzied start to March as the FiT Tariff subsidy closure peaks the interest of companies and homeowners who have been sitting on the solar fence. Whilst Solar PV installations after 1st April 2019 may no longer be eligible for the government subsidy there are schemes under [...]

By | March 20th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The end of FiT – what’s next?

FiT to finish…..Order soon for installation before the deadline

The government subsidy in the form of the Feed in Tariff may be scheduled to end for new installations after March 2019, but there is still time to make the most of the tariffs available. Solar PV still makes sense for both domestic and commercial markets. A typical household system can generate upto 4,000 kilowatt [...]

By | December 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on FiT to finish…..Order soon for installation before the deadline

#HappiZappi EV Charging

The Zappi Charger  - Power your EV with or without solar PV Installing a Zappi EV charger, from MyEnergi allows EV owners to power their car utilising excess solar PV power from their roof, charging their car for FREE...but that’s not all. If you have yet to take advantage of the benefits of solar PV, [...]

By | November 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on #HappiZappi EV Charging

EV charging in Somerset

Knowing where to get your next charge is a real consideration for Electric Vehicle owners. Whilst car manufacturers are working hard to improve the distance their cars can travel between charges, the UK chargepoint infrastructure still remains an owners largest concern. Forest Electrical are OLEV approved installers, for both domestic and commercial systems and we [...]

By | September 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on EV charging in Somerset

Beware of scam solar offers

We have recently been made aware, by several of our loyal customers, of a postal campaign informing them that their solar PV system may be faulty and must be serviced, inspected and/or should be upgraded.   Some clients have also been informed that Forest Electrical Services are no longer conducting work on Solar PV installations and [...]

By | June 6th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Beware of scam solar offers
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