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Biotech Installation in 16th c Smiddy

Biomass Boiler installed in 16th Century Blacksmiths  outside toilet!   Lothian Renewables turned this 16th century blacksmiths toilet, which is now a two bedroom cottage between Haddington and Gifford , into a 21st century Biomass Boiler Room.   The dimensions … Continue reading

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SMA Tripower Inverter- Intelligent String Failure Detection

Lothian Renewables were asked to rectify a “fault” on 50kW roof mounted PV system where one of the 3 SMA Tripower 15000TL inverters was showing an error code and not producing any output. ” String B defective  Check generator” After some … Continue reading

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Flat Roof PV by RECA

  The Completed install. Work began today on a combined pitched roof and flat roof PV system. After confirming from a structural report that the roof was satisfactory for a ballasted flat roof system the RECA Low ballast system was … Continue reading

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Triangular Panels Now Available.

The majority of roof areas in the UK are hipped, which means they have irregular faces. This can make it difficult to fill all of the available space on the roof with solar PV modules. The triangular and square modules … Continue reading

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Maintenance of Renewable Systems

We are often asked about maintenance of PV systems and renewable technologies in general. PV systems are certainly the least demanding when it comes to maintenance and will give a long productive life with little intervention, just by virtue of … Continue reading

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ImmerSun – Increase the performance of your PV system.

Lothian Renewables are now fully authorized by the manufacturer to supply and install the immerSun intelligent PV switch. The sophisticated device continually monitors the output from PV systems and will divert only the excess power being produced and divert it … Continue reading

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25kW Biomass System in time for Christmas.

Commissioned just in time for Christmas 2013 a Biotech 25kW biomass heating system will ensure a warm house for all this Christmas. The heating system was installed into a spacious traditional cottage outside Drem in East Lothian to replace an … Continue reading

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14th Century Castle Heating Upgrade.

Located in East Lothian, the 14th century Fa’side castle now features an MCZ 22kW Musa Hydro pellet stove as part of the buildings heating systems. Replacing an oil boiler the pellet stove provides heat for the tower section of the … Continue reading

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Ravelli Pellet Stove Commisioned

Following a number of boiler installations Lothian Solar have commissioned our first pellet stove. After researching manufacturors and a number of site visits the Italian manufacturor Ravelli were selected as our preffered brand.We were impressed by the build quality and … Continue reading

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Viridian Solar

  Lothian Renewables recently commissioned another Viridian Solar installation. The one bedroom house reguired a singe V20 in-roof collector to provide circa 50% of annual hot water demand. A new twin coil tank was fitted to replace the older poorly insulated tank … Continue reading

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