Solar Energy

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Save more than just money by going solar.

By installing solar panels you can generate your own renewable electricity, avoiding the rising cost of energy and reducing your carbon footprint at the same time.

With the advancements in solar technology over the last few years, most systems are able to generate energy even on cloudy days or when shaded by trees or neighbours.

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Advantages of solar energy

Reduce energy bills

You can expect your monthly electricity bill to drop as you start using the energy you generate. There’s also an opportunity to sell surplus energy back to the grid.

Renewable energy

Unlike fossil fuels such as coal or oil, solar is renewable – meaning it is readily available and can be harnessed, as long as there is a sun the sky.

Avoid rising costs

With solar you use the renewable energy you generate, solar panels can insure you against rising energy costs as you’ll be less reliant on the grid.

A few things you should know about solar energy

  1. Installing solar panels could save the typical UK household up to 70% on energy bills
  2. On average solar costs just 8p per kilowatt hour compared to 21p from the grid
  3. Installations are covered by the Home Insulation and Energy Systems Quality Assured Contractors Scheme
  4. Some installations allow you to sell surplus energy through the Smart Export Guarantee scheme

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Your common solar questions, answered

How do solar panels work?

Solar panels are made up from thousands of silicon cells, when light shines on them a flow of electricity is created. Generally, the stronger the sunshine the more electricity is generated.

Do I have enough space for solar panels?

An average solar installation generates around 4.2kWp and typically takes up around 25 square meter roof area – Easily fitting on the roof of a 3-bed semi-detached house.

Do I need planning permission to install solar panels?

In most cases standard domestic solar panel installations are considered ‘permitted developments’, and do not require additional planning permission.

How long does a solar panel system last?

Solar panels do degrade over time, in most cases a properly installed solar panel system will typically lose around 15% of its power over a 25 year period.

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