Our experts have helped to answer the most common Solar Energy questions below but should you require any additional information then don’t hesitate calling one of our offices or sending us an email.
A fully reusable Energy Source that is Carbon Neutral. Most electricity is generated by burning fossil fuels. This releases carbon dioxide and other gases into the atmosphere, which contributes to climate change.
A Solar Photovoltaic (PV) system is one that converts light directly into electricity on your roof with no waste and no emissions. This electricity is used throughout your home in the same way as the electricity you currently buy from your energy supplier.
Harnessing the sun’s energy and converting it into electricity will reduce your fuel bills and at the same time reduce your daily impact on the environment.
When light hits the silicon in a solar PV cell, electrical energy is created, which then needs to be converted from Direct Current (DC) to Alternating Current (AC) and works for all of your electrical needs.
In-roof, on-roof and tiles are the typical systems available, however there are also glass systems which are less commonly seen.
You have the ability to provide electricity to your house from a fully renewable Energy source meaning you save money and work towards becoming Carbon neutral.
A 2KW system will produce nearly half of your yearly electricity requirements and we rarely only install 2 panels, so in short, a good amount of electricity is the simplest answer.
Largely reliant on the size of roof you have and the type of roof you have. We will always provide a survey and advise accordingly. It is also the Customers choice as to what system they would prefer.
Positioning, shaded areas and having enough space circa 8m2 of unshaded area which is predominantly south facing.
In some instances adding Solar can assist with permissions for planning, although this should always be checked by your local Planning Authority.
You can now charge the Grid for surplus energy created and unused, typical tariffs or this are circa 5p per KW Hour which is an added bonus.
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