Solar panels are becoming increasingly popular across the UK as a sustainable and cost-effective way to generate electricity. These panels, also known as photovoltaic (PV) panels, work by converting sunlight into electricity through the photovoltaic effect.
Solar panels not only help reduce your electricity bills but also contribute to reducing carbon emissions and your overall environmental footprint. By generating clean, renewable energy,
✔ Control Your Energy Costs: Energy prices can swing, but with solar panels, you can maintain steadier costs and avoid sudden spikes.
✔ Stand Independent with Power: Our PV panels fit both homes and businesses. Produce your electricity and cut back on relying heavily on mainline suppliers.
✔ Make the Most of Surplus Energy: The UK’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) means your extra generated energy can be sold to the grid, benefiting both your pocket and the environment.
✔ Boost Property Attractiveness: Homes equipped with solar setups gain an edge in the market. They offer both green credentials and future savings for new owners.
Accredited Solar Panel Installers
We’ve earned important qualifications to ensure you get the best service. Our team is fully trained and ready to help with your solar needs. Here’s what we have:
- City and Guilds 2360 NICEIC
- City and Guilds F-GAS
- MCS certification
- B-PEC G3 Unvented
- B-PEC Heat Pump Design
- B-PEC Water Regulations
When it comes to installations, it’s important to have your solar panels installed by accredited professionals. Our team will assess your property’s suitability, determine the best placement for maximum sun exposure, and ensure that the installation complies with local building codes and regulations. For detailed insights and expertise on solar installations, feel free to contact us at 01473 798321.
Frequently Asked Question
Solar panels are built to endure, with most high-quality panels lasting between 25 to 30 years. While they might see a slight decrease in efficiency over time, they can still be effective and generate energy well beyond this period.
Most standard roofs are built to handle more weight than solar panels. However, before any installation, we always carry out a thorough roof assessment to ensure its structural integrity.
Solar panels still work when it’s cloudy or during winter months. While their efficiency might dip a bit compared to bright sunny days, they’re designed to capture light and convert it, even in less-than-ideal conditions.
Solar panels are relatively low-maintenance. A simple cleaning once or twice a year to remove debris and dirt usually suffices. There aren’t moving parts, which means less wear and tear.
While solar panels can drastically reduce your electricity bills, how much you pay will depend on your energy consumption and the size of your solar system. If your panels produce more energy than you use, you might even earn money by selling the surplus back to the grid under schemes like the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG).
The installation process, on average, takes about 1-3 days depending on the size of the system and specific challenges of the property. We always aim to minimise disruption and complete installations efficiently.
Yes, the UK government often provides incentives for renewable energy solutions, including solar panels. It’s always worth checking current schemes and incentives, as they can change. We can also advise and guide you on available benefits during our consultation.