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Is Your Sussex Home Ready for Solar Panels?

Sussex, Kent and Hampshire are statistically among the sunniest places in the UK, making them a prime location for saving money on your bills and doing your bit for the environment by harnessing the power of clean solar energy. With rising energy costs and a growing desire for sustainability, many Sussex homeowners and businesses are considering solar panels. But, unfortunately, it’s not always that simple. Before you take the plunge, it's vital to assess your property's suitability for the panels, wiring and any additional equipment like batteries or EV chargers.

For solar installation, whether the property is a residential or commercial building is largely irrelevant. This blog post dives into the key factors that determine whether your Sussex home or business is ready for solar panels, allowing you to make an informed decision about this potentially transformative investment.

Sunlight Availability

Sunshine is the lifeblood of solar panels and is the single most important factor in determining if your property is suitable. The more sunlight your roof receives, the more energy your system will generate. Here's what you need to consider:

  • Roof Orientation: South-facing roofs receive the most sunlight throughout the day, making them ideal for solar panels. East and west-facing roofs can still generate power but with slightly reduced efficiency. Slightly North-facing roofs are generally suitable especially with shallower pitches and due to the low cost of adding extra panels to an installation to increase overall capacity.

  • Shading: Trees, chimneys, and other structures casting shadows on your roof can significantly impact solar panel performance. Analyse your roof throughout the day to identify any potential shading issues. Even a few hours of shade can decrease energy production. If it’s vegetation, you may be able to trim it back, but other structures may be prohibitive.

  • Sunlight Hours in Sussex: Sussex enjoys higher levels of sunshine compared to other parts of the UK. However, the winter months will naturally have less daylight. It may be the case that you have to install a solar battery as well, additional generation like wind, or simply still take some energy from the grid cheap rate in the darker months.

Rooftop Readiness: A Sturdy Foundation for Solar Panels

Your roof is the platform for your solar power system, so its condition is paramount. Here's what to check:

  • Roof Age and Material: Solar panels can have a lifespan of typically 25 to 40 years. Ensuring your roof is structurally sound and has sufficient remaining life to support the solar system for its entire lifespan is essential. Asphalt shingle roofs, metal roofs, and tile roofs are generally suitable, while flat roofs may require additional considerations. If you’re unsure, we’ll be able to help if you contact us.

  • Roof Pitch: A roof pitch between 10 and 40 degrees is ideal for optimal sun exposure. Steeper pitches may require specialised mounting systems, while very flat roofs might pose challenges for water drainage.

  • Roof Strength: Solar panels add weight to your roof and the supporting beams need to be strong enough to take it. Contact us if you’d like us to come and assess your roof as part of your quote.

  • Electrical Capacity: Your existing electrical panel needs to have enough capacity to handle the additional power generated by the solar system. An electrician can assess your current capacity and recommend any necessary upgrades.

Location, Location, Location: Regulations and Considerations for Solar in Sussex

Local regulations and your property's specific location can also play a role in solar panel suitability. Here's what to keep in mind:

  • Planning permission: In some cases, planning permission might be required to install solar panels. Check with your local authority to understand any specific regulations or restrictions in your area. Usually, solar panels fall under the umbrella of permitted development, but as large amounts of Sussex are covered by the South Downs National Park, the High Weald AONB, you may need additional permission.

  • Listed Buildings: If you live in a listed building, there might be additional considerations regarding the aesthetics and impact of solar panels on the building's historical character. We recommend checking with your local authority about the installation of solar panels.

Beyond the Basics: Optimising Your Sussex Solar Potential

While the factors mentioned above are key in determining suitability, there are additional considerations that can optimise your solar panel installation:

  • Roof Size and Usable Area: Larger roofs allow for more panels, but even smaller roofs can benefit from strategically placed panels. We will need to visit your property to understand how much usable space you have and estimate the potential power generation from your system.

  • Energy Consumption: Understanding your current energy consumption will help determine the size of the solar system needed to meet your needs. For example, if you are at home a lot during the day, you will be able to make much more use of your panels. If most of your consumption happens in the evenings and after dark, you may benefit from installing a solar battery or immersion diverter.

Taking the Next Step: Professional Guidance for Your Sussex Home

Ultimately, the best way to determine if your Sussex property is ready for solar panels is to contact us. We can provide a free bespoke quote for your project. We have experience installing residential and commercial solar across East and West Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey and Kent.


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April 2023

Debunking Myths About Solar Panels in the UK

Despite the huge increase in the popularity and prevalence of solar panels around the UK in the last 20 or 30 years, some persistent myths about solar panels need to be addressed. In some cases, people may be missing out on significant savings or reducing their carbon footprint because they believe outdated or plain incorrect information. We believe solar panels can be a great investment for 99% of the population. So with that in mind, let’s explore the truth about solar panels and bust some solar myths.

Common Myths & Facts About Solar in the UK

Myth: Solar panels don’t work in rainy, cloudy or cold weather

Fact: Solar panels convert sunlight, not heat, into electricity. So, even on those cold UK autumn and winter days, they'll generate power, especially when it’s sunny. Solar panels generate more on a cold day although the length of daylight is shorter in the winter. They also work well on those frequent overcast days we get. They won’t generate as much power, but still more than enough to do everything you need at home.

During our short winter days, the amount of time they’ll generate power will be reduced, but you can mitigate this with battery storage, or by combining your solar PV system with wind generation.

In short, solar panels are a fantastic investment for year-round use in the UK, especially if you live in the south.

Myth: Installing solar is complex and requires a lot of maintenance

Fact: The truth about solar panels for homes is that nowadays, it’s a very simple and straightforward job to install solar panels on any residential, commercial or industrial property. Provided your roof is in good condition and can take the weight of the solar installation, it’s usually quite a quick install. Solar PV systems do need maintenance and cleaning every few years, but again this is a simple job. What’s more, if you install solar bird protection from the outset, you can prevent the buildup of debris and nesting materials underneath the panels that can cause the system to fail.

Myth: Solar panels are very expensive

Fact: Solar panels are a sizable investment for your property, and you could expect a solar installation to cost anywhere between £7,000 and £14,000, depending on your requirements. However, solar panels are a wise long-term investment and can typically pay for themselves anything between 7 and 12 years… and potentially even less if energy prices remain high! 

Although there aren’t currently any government schemes or grants in place to support solar installation, for commercial customers it’s worth enquiring with your local authority and keeping an eye on the news for information about new initiatives which can reduce the cost further.

Myth: Solar panels are ugly and reduce my home’s value

Fact: While the attractiveness of solar panels is subjective, one clear thing is that they don’t adversely affect the price of your home. Long gone are the days when silver and blue panels were fitted, most of our panels now fitting are either all black or mainly black. Studies suggest that a full solar PV installation may increase the value of your property by 1-2%. As people struggle with the cost of energy and are increasingly conscious of their environmental impact, solar panels may make your home more attractive to a potential buyer.

Myth: Solar panels are bad for the environment

Fact: There is a reasonably-sized carbon footprint involved in the making, transporting and disposal of solar panels. However, the clean-energy production from the panels means that this is typically offset within 2-4 years, after which they become carbon-negative. Additionally, as technology, materials and construction methods evolve, solar panels are becoming increasingly sustainable to manufacture.

Myth: I live in a protected area and can’t install solar panels

Fact: Some areas of the UK such as National Parks, AONBs and conservation areas do have rules around development but are very much in favour of reducing emissions. That said, solar panels typically fall under the umbrella of ‘permitted development’ and don’t require planning permission to install. If you live in a listed building or conservation area, you may need permission depending on your Local Authority’s rules.

Myth: You have to have a south-facing roof for solar panels

Fact: South-facing rooftops are the best for generating the maximum amount of energy from the sun as it travels across the sky. However, East and West-facing roofs still generate enough power for your home’s needs. It’s only north-facing roofs that are typically unsuitable for solar panels in the UK.

As you can see, there are solar myths out there that are still doing the rounds. However, in almost all cases these no longer hold weight and a solar panel installation can be the perfect addition to your home in the South East. If you have any further questions, or you’d like to discuss installing solar in your home or business, don’t hesitate to contact us!


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April 2023

Sustainable Living in Sussex: Start with Solar

There are plenty of ways that we can live more sustainably and reduce our impact on the climate and the environment. Some of these can be lifestyle choices, such as reducing your meat consumption or flying less. In contrast, others can involve investing in technology that allows you to reduce your reliance on fossil fuels such as driving an EV or installing a solar PV system on your home or business. 

Living in Sussex offers plenty of opportunities to embrace sustainability and reduce our long-term impact on the planet. In this blog post, we’ll explore how we can live sustainably in Sussex in different ways.

How Can We Live Sustainably in Sussex?

There are several large things you can do that can significantly affect your environmental impact, and in many cases, your finances too. Although many of these technologies can involve up-front investment, they allow you to save money in the long term on things like energy costs.

Solar Power in Sussex

In Sussex and across the South East of the UK, we’re blessed with generally good weather and lots of sunshine. Eastbourne in East Sussex is the sunniest place in the UK, with nearly 1800 hours of bright sunshine per year. That’s not all… Bognor Regis and Camber Sands, in West and East Sussex, respectively, take second and third spots, while Brighton is ninth on the list.

Bathed in sunshine, this makes Sussex a fantastic place to install solar panels on your home or business. Although a sizable investment, installing a solar PV system can help reduce your energy bills, insulate you from volatile price rises and significantly reduce your carbon footprint. When installed with a solar battery, you can ensure you utilise 100% of the energy you generate, increasing the efficiency of the whole system.

Add a Solar Immersion Heater

Adding a solar immersion heater is another way to increase the overall efficiency of your solar PV system in Sussex. The solar diverter directs excess energy from your solar panels, which would otherwise be sold back to the grid at a lower price, to an immersion heater in your water tank. This means you don’t have to use a boiler or energy from the grid to ensure you have hot water when you need it.

Drive an EV

If you’re in a position to, switching to a hybrid or electric vehicle will reduce your reliance on fossil fuels, and save you money on running costs at the same time. The real savings from switching to an EV come from not having to buy petrol or diesel to fill it up, even if you use public chargers. However, installing an EV charger at home is generally considered the best way to make the most savings. If you have a driveway or garage then you can charge your car overnight, making the most of cheap tariffs. What’s more, modern Smart EV chargers can be installed as part of a solar PV system and set to charge from the power generated by your panels. Not only is this ‘free’ electricity, but it also further reduces the carbon footprint associated with motoring.

Finally, EVs are often tax-exempt and if you drive into London regularly, will not have to pay the ULEZ charge.

Install an Air Source Heat Pump

An air source heat pump can be a fantastic alternative to a gas combi boiler for your heating and hot water. The heat pump takes warmth from the surrounding air and uses it to heat a water tank. This tank is then used like any other for your heating and hot water. There is an electrical cost associated with running the heat pump, but this is quite low, especially if you have renewable energy generation like solar or wind power.

Insulate, Insulate, Insulate

Insulating your home is one of the best and most cost-effective ways to make your house more sustainable and reduce your energy usage. Installing high-quality insulation in the floors, walls, roofs and windows of your home will help keep heat in the winter and prevent it from getting in during the warmer months. This means you won’t have to spend as much on heating and/or air conditioning.

There are various ways to better insulate your house such as:

  • Cavity wall insulation
  • Loft insulation
  • Double or triple-glazed windows
  • Floor insulation including carpet underlay
  • Draught excluding
  • Thermal blinds, curtains or shutters

Ways to Be Sustainable in Everyday Life

There are also plenty of examples of living sustainably in a smaller way that doesn’t require investment or large lifestyle changes. These include:

  • Cutting down on meat and dairy consumption
  • Using public transport where possible
  • Install LED bulbs
  • Reuse and recycle where possible
  • Reduce plastic usage
  • Try to fly less

If you want to spend less on energy, reduce your carbon footprint and embrace green technology, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Savent Solar. We’ve successfully installed Solar PV systems across East and West Sussex on residential and commercial properties. Get a Free Quote and do your bit for the environment.


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April 2023

What to do if you've had a bad solar PV installation, and how to avoid the Cowboys

Unfortunately, despite plenty of trustworthy and honest solar PV installers across Sussex, some cowboys cut corners and provide poor service. Solar PV systems are complicated, expensive pieces of equipment that require expert installation to work efficiently and safely. 

You must always choose a solar installer with a proven track record, otherwise, you run the risk of, at best, a solar panel system that doesn’t function correctly, and at worst, having to spend a lot of additional money having it fixed.

At Savent Solar, sadly we get called to fix the work of shoddy solar panel installers regularly, and the costs can easily run into the thousands. In this guide, we’re going to talk through some of the signs that you may have worked with a poor solar panel installer, and what to do if you have.

How to spot the signs of a bad solar panel installer

This is not an exhaustive list, but it should give you some useful pieces of advice to help spot some of the main red flags.

  • Cold Calls & High-Pressure Tactics: We recommend treating unsolicited phone calls, emails, or door-to-door visits from solar installers with caution. Reputable solar installers generally do not use these sorts of tactics.

    Unreputable solar installers may use high-pressure tactics to encourage quick and unconsidered decisions. An example of this could be a one-time or time-limited offer, or a discount for additional services. Legitimate solar installers will provide the information you need and let you make an informed decision.

    Be cautious of installers who promise you massive savings or that their system will pay for itself in a short amount of time. Depending on your usage, installation and the prevailing energy prices, solar panels generally take 10-15 years to pay for themselves.

  • Lack of MCS Accreditation: Legitimate solar installers should be licensed and certified by an MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) appointed body. Ask to see their credentials and research the installer online. Technology which is MCS accredited has been installed to a high standard and will operate both safely and efficiently. The MCS is certified by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

  • No Physical Address or Office: Be very cautious of solar panel installers who do not have a physical office or if their address cannot be verified. Any reputable company should have a listed address, as well as a functioning website and Google Business Profile.

    Likewise, genuine, reliable solar installers should be able to provide references or have positive reviews from previous customers. If the installer cannot provide any, it might be a cause for concern.

  • Incomplete, Vague Contracts or Large Payments Upfront: Make sure the contract with your installers outlines all the details of the installation, including costs, equipment specifications, and warranty information. Unreputable companies often use vague contract wording to avoid their obligations.

    Similarly, be wary of companies that insist on large upfront payments before starting work. We’ve heard of companies that take your money and then disappear. Legitimate companies typically request a reasonable deposit, with the balance due upon completion.

    On one project we had to fix, the original installers disappeared the next day never to be heard of again. Another team kept saying they would send the MCS to the customer, whilst demanding final payment for work they hadn’t completed. We’ve also heard of cowboys leaving without supplying any warranties, a registration with UK Power Networks, an electrical certificate or a microgeneration certificate (MCS).

  • Poor Communication: If the installer is unresponsive, doesn't answer your questions adequately, or avoids providing clear information, we recommend proceeding with caution. For such a large investment, your solar installer should ensure you are very clear with what you are getting, the timescales for the installation, and what you can expect afterwards.

What to do if your solar installation has gone wrong

Contact Savent Solar

If you think your solar panel installation is not up to scratch, there are several things you need to do. As we’ve said previously, it may be the case that your system simply isn’t functioning efficiently or correctly, but in extreme cases, there could be a safety issue. 

We’ve got plenty of experience in diagnosing and fixing shoddy jobs from unreputable installers. Whether it’s the wiring or the installation of the panels themselves, we’ll take time to check the entire system and propose a solution. We’ll also work with an electrician to ensure everything works properly, and to provide you with your MCS certification.

Keep all your documents and get everything in writing

Whenever you’re dealing with a solar panel installer, reputable or otherwise, make sure you keep all of your documentation and try to get everything in writing. This will give you something to refer back to, should it be required, and also ensure that all parties are in agreement with what’s required. Any good, legitimate solar panel installer will have no problem with this as the benefits work both ways. 

We recommend that even conversations that take place over the phone or in person are summarised via email afterwards. We also recommend that you get an itemised proposal and a clear contract to sign.

If you’ve been the victim of a cowboy solar installer and you think you need expert help, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’ve got plenty of experience in rectifying bad installs and ensuring that your system works at maximum efficiency for years to come.


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April 2023

What Are Grid Outage Batteries? And Should You Use Them?

We have long spoken of the advantages of installing a solar battery as part of your solar PV installation. They help you maximise your power generation and allow you to use renewables when your solar panels aren’t generating, such as at night. However, there’s a new kid on the block. Today, we're delving into the world of grid outage batteries, exploring their benefits and applications for both residential and commercial properties.

What are Grid Outage Batteries?

Grid outage batteries, also known as backup batteries or energy storage systems, are essentially rechargeable batteries that store excess solar energy generated by your photovoltaic (PV) system. They work in the same way as regular batteries but can operate in case of a complete outage. When the grid goes down, these batteries provide a power source for your home or business, ensuring uninterrupted operations and keeping your essential appliances running.

You may think that your solar PV system keeps working in the case of an outage but unfortunately, because it is connected to the grid and can therefore send live power to it, it will shut down in the case of an emergency to protect workers and the grid itself. However, outage batteries can kick in and keep your home or business running.

Why are Grid Outage Batteries Beneficial?

Although in the UK power outages are fortunately quite uncommon, it’s not unheard of for bad weather or emergency work to shut the grid down. If you run a business or perhaps have essentially medical equipment at home, grid outages can cost you money, or worse. Grid outage batteries offer several advantages that can enhance the resilience of your solar PV system, providing peace of mind:

  • Protection against Power Outages: Grid outage batteries ensure that your home or business remains powered during blackouts, regardless of the cause. This is particularly crucial for businesses that rely on continuous electricity to maintain operations and prevent costly downtime.

  • Enhanced Energy Independence: By storing excess solar energy, grid outage batteries reduce your reliance on the grid, enabling you to generate and consume your own electricity even when the grid is unavailable. This can significantly reduce your energy bills and promote energy independence.

  • Environmental Benefits: Solar energy is a clean and renewable source of power, and grid outage batteries further enhance its environmental benefits by reducing your dependence on fossil fuels. 

Are Grid Outage Batteries Right for You?

The decision of whether or not to install grid outage batteries depends on several factors, including your energy consumption patterns, budget, and risk tolerance. If you frequently experience power outages, value energy independence, and are concerned about the environmental impact of your energy consumption, then grid outage batteries may be an excellent investment for you. They may also be a great choice if you absolutely cannot go without power in case of an outage.

Factors to Consider When Choosing Grid Outage Batteries

When selecting grid outage batteries, it's essential to consider the following factors:

  • Battery Capacity: The battery capacity determines the amount of energy it can store, which directly impacts the duration of backup power it can provide. Consider your energy consumption patterns and choose a battery capacity that can adequately meet your needs during a power outage. We’ll be able to provide guidance on the right battery for your needs and budget.

  • Battery Type: There are various types of grid outage batteries available, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Lithium-ion batteries are the most commonly used in solar PV systems as they’re reliable, long-lasting, relatively compact and able to hold a significant charge.

  • Cost: Grid outage batteries can range in price depending on battery capacity, brand, and features. Generally, the larger the capacity, the more the battery will cost. We’re able to advise you on what you may need given your circumstances and budget.

Grid outage batteries offer a valuable safeguard against power outages, enhance energy independence, and promote environmental sustainability. While the cost of grid outage batteries may be higher upfront, the long-term benefits in terms of resilience, energy savings, and environmental impact can make them a worthwhile investment. At Savent Solar, we can provide expert advice and guidance to help you determine if grid outage batteries are right for you and help design a solar PV system that works for you. Contact us today to find out more.


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April 2023

Immersion Heaters: Maximising Your Solar Energy

There are many ways to maximise the efficiency of your solar panel system. Some people choose to install solar batteries to store the energy for later use, while others fit a Smart EV Charger that can be paired with the panels on the roof to charge a car with renewable energy. Both of these are great options and should you wish, we can include them as part of a solar installation or retrofit. However, there is another popular choice which works for a lot of our customers, namely, a solar immersion heater.

A solar immersion heater can convert electrical energy generated from your solar panels and use it to heat a water tank. In this guide, we’re going to explore solar immersion heaters and how they can be a great way to maximise the efficiency of your solar PV system.

How do Solar Immersion Heaters work?

Technically, the immersion heater used in a solar PV system is no different to any other. It’s the addition of a solar controller, such as a Solar iBoost or an Eddi Immersion Controller, that makes the difference. These devices (we tend to recommend these to our customers as they’re fantastic bits of kit) monitor the amount of power generated by your solar panel system, and when there’s an excess, divert it to the immersion heater to heat water in your tank.

This water, in effect, serves as a rudimentary battery, staying hot for hours until it needs to be used and means you don’t have to use gas or electrical energy from the grid as often. 

Why choose a solar immersion controller?

Some solar panel owners opt to sell their excess energy back to the grid, and this can be a fantastic way of saving some money and doing your bit for the UK’s overall energy consumption. 

However, it’s almost certain that the energy you use to heat your water will cost more than the amount you get from selling it to the grid. Essentially, it’s always a better option to use the electricity you’ve generated yourself, and only sell it back to the grid as the last option.

A solar immersion controller is a fantastic, lower-cost alternative to a solar battery. Also, because they work with almost any immersion heater, they’re incredibly easy to retrofit into an existing solar PV and plumbing system. For commercial premises with large solar installations and/or large hot water and heating requirements, this can represent a significant increase in efficiency and reduction in costs.

Solar iBoost

We tend to recommend the Solar iBoost to our customers as it’s compatible with most immersion heaters and can be easily installed alongside an existing solar system. Built-in safety features such as overvoltage and overcurrent protection, ensure safety and reliability

As well as its energy efficiency, the Solar iBoost immersion controller also has a range of features that make convenient and user-friendly device. For example, it can be set to operate at specific times, such as during off-peak hours when electricity prices are lower. It can also be set to operate at specific temperatures, ensuring that the water is heated as you like it.

For more information about fitting a solar immersion controller as part of your solar PV system, don’t hesitate to contact us for a free quote.


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April 2023

Commercial Solar Panel Grants: Everything You Need to Know

Here across Sussex and the South East, more and more businesses are turning to solar power as a way to reduce their carbon footprint and energy bills. While the financial benefits of solar are undeniable, the initial cost of installation can be a hurdle, especially for a large-scale commercial solar project

However, using government and local authority grants can help offset these costs and make solar a more accessible option for businesses across East and West Sussex. In this blog post, we’ll explore if there are any commercial solar panel grants currently available in the South East, whether your business can make the most of them, and what are some alternatives if not.

National Grants for Business Solar Panels

Unfortunately, there currently aren’t any national grant schemes specifically for commercial solar panels. However, as of the 1st of February 2024, the UK Government has exempted installing solar battery storage (also known as BESS - Battery Energy Storage Systems) as part of your solar PV system from VAT. 

The legislation covers a range of different Energy Saving Materials (ESMs) such as central heating and hot water systems, draught stripping, insulation, solar panels, wind turbines, water turbines, ground, air & water source heat pumps, micro combined heat and power units, wood-fuelled boilers and smart diverters. However, it’s solar batteries that promise big potential savings to business owners. What’s more, the legislation applies to both new installations and retrofits. Find out about solar batteries and how you can benefit from 0% VAT on installation, or contact us today.

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Grant for Staff & Fleets

Businesses that own and operate fleet vehicles can receive partial funding from the government to install EV charging infrastructure on their premises. Known as the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Grant for Staff & Fleets, the grant is for SMEs and gives money off the cost of wider building and installation work that’s needed to install multiple chargepoint sockets.

The work can be for sockets you want to install now and in the future. For example, an EV infrastructure grant can cover things like wiring and posts. You can receive up to 5 grants across 5 different sites, covering 75% of the cost of the work, up to a maximum of £15,000. You can get:

  • up to £350 per chargepoint socket installed
  • up to £500 per parking space enabled with supporting infrastructure

If you’re undertaking a large investment like this, we recommend considering a solar panel installation at the same time. Using solar to charge fleet or staff vehicles can save money on your energy usage and significantly reduce your CO2 emissions. 

‍Local Authority Solar Grants for Businesses

With no significant national solar energy schemes available, local authorities have increasingly had to step in to provide financial support for renewable energy projects for both private and commercial premises. Up until May 2023, this included the South East New Energy Grants (SENE) scheme. 

This provided capital grants to qualifying businesses in Essex, Kent, and East Sussex to help businesses reduce carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency. However, with tightening budgets, there currently aren’t any schemes we’re aware of to provide grants to businesses. 

However, all is not lost. As we’ve discussed, the VAT exemption on various Energy Saving Materials (ESMs), including solar panels and solar batteries, can still make installing a solar PV system a viable business investment. 

Future Commercial Solar Panel Grant Opportunities

We do, however, expect future governments to increase their focus on renewable energy and provide support for businesses to do so, and we’ll update this page whenever this changes. While there are currently no confirmed grant schemes specifically for commercial solar panels in the South East, several initiatives suggest a continued focus on renewable energy support:

  • The Net Zero Strategy: The UK government's Net Zero Strategy outlines a clear commitment to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. This strategy is likely to include measures to support the growth of renewable energy, potentially leading to future business solar grants for commercial solar.

  • Local Authority Initiatives: Many local authorities in the South East have declared climate emergencies and are actively developing plans to achieve net-zero within their regions. These plans often include support for renewable energy projects, and it's worthwhile to check your local council's website for any upcoming grant opportunities.

Financial Incentives Beyond Business Solar Grants

While grants can significantly reduce the upfront cost of solar panels, there are other financial incentives to consider:

  • Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA): Businesses can claim a 50% first-year capital allowance for the cost of qualifying energy-saving technologies, including solar panels. This means you can deduct some of the cost of the system from your taxable profits in the year it's installed.

  • Feed-in Tariffs (FiTs): Although the FiT scheme for new applications closed in March 2019, existing FiT installations continue to receive payments for the electricity they generate. If your business already has solar panels with a FiT, you'll continue to benefit from this scheme.

    However, small generators of solar power - typically, SMEs generating less than 5MW, may be able to benefit from the Smart Export Guarantee and receive money for selling their power back to the grid.

While national commercial solar panel grants are currently unavailable, there are still ways to make solar a financially attractive option for your business in the South East. Even without business solar grants, installing renewable energy generation at your premises can save you money and insulate you from further energy price hikes. If you’re interested in installing commercial solar on your premises in East or West Sussex, don’t hesitate to contact us!


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April 2023

Solar Panel Cleaning Advice

Solar panels are a significant investment for your home or business, and keeping them in good condition is vital to ensure they last a long time and generate the maximum amount of power. Installing bird protection and employing experts to provide regular solar panel maintenance is an essential part of this. However, basic solar panel cleaning is something that you may be able to undertake yourself. 

Nothing is a substitute for solar panel cleaning undertaken by a professional, but in this guide, we’re going to explore some of the safe and simple things you can do to keep your solar panels clean and working efficiently.

How to Clean Solar Panels

Firstly, many people ask us if they can clean solar panels themselves. The answer is maybe. If you have a roof-mounted solar panel system, we do not recommend cleaning them yourself on the roof. There are a whole host of dangers involved with getting on the roof of your home or business. It may not be suitable to hold your weight, there’s a serious risk of injury or even worse, and you could also damage your solar PV system in the process. If you have a long-handled window brush or wiper, then you may be able to give your panels a quick clean from the ground, especially if you live in a bungalow or have a low roof.

In the UK, the amount of rain we get, combined with the pitch of the panels means that they are reasonably self-cleaning. However, in the summer months, or if you live in an area with a large bird population, dirt, dust and droppings can accumulate. This can affect the efficiency of the system and cause it to generate less power.

If you have a ground-mounted solar system, however, you will be able to give them a regular cleaning to keep them in good condition. Solar panel cleaning kits can be bought that contain everything you need including biodegradable soap, a wiper, and brushes with various length handles. 

For most solar installations, it should be enough to mix the soap with warm water and simply give them a wipe-down. This will remove most of the dirt and grime that’s built up. It’s important to use specialist, biodegradable soap because the harsh chemicals in normal household cleaners may cause costly damage to the covering of the panels. For the same reason, it’s important to use soft cloths or brushes to wipe them clean. Never use a scourer or other abrasive materials. There’s no need to dry your panels, the sun will take care of that for you!

If you have commercial or industrial premises with a large solar installation, any loss in efficiency can be magnified. In this instance, we recommend employing professional solar panel cleaning services as part of your routine maintenance.

How often should you get your solar panels cleaned?

This will vary depending on your installation and where you live. If you’re in an area that’s particularly prone to dirt, dust, bird droppings or other grime then you might need to clean them more frequently. If you’re doing your own cleaning, then typically once or twice a year should be enough. Although they need to be clean at all times to maximise efficiency, we find that giving them a clean in the spring and the autumn is enough. In the summer months and if you haven’t had any rain for a while, rinsing them off with a hosepipe should remove dust and grime.

We highly recommend that you arrange for a professional solar panel cleaning service once every two to three years. This is especially true if you have a roof-mounted solar system. A trained professional will be able to deep clean the surface of the panels, as well as all the mountings, fixings, wiring and any bird protection you have installed. This is essential to guarantee the longevity of your system and to protect your investment.

Solar Panel Maintenance in Sussex

An added benefit of having a professional clean your solar system is that they will also be able to give it a thorough check for any damage or deterioration and recommend suitable fixes. Damage to the wiring or the panels themselves can reduce the efficiency of the system, ultimately costing you money. At Savent Solar, we offer a range of solar panel cleaning services near you. We have clients across the South East including Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire and Kent. We can also make alterations to an existing system including adding, replacing or removing panels, adding a solar battery or water heater, or installing an EV charger.


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April 2023

Do You Need Planning Permission For Solar Panels in the South East?

Installing a solar PV system is a great addition to almost any home, but we often get asked about whether you will require planning permission. In this guide, we’re going to explore whether you need planning permission for solar panels, whether you can install them in a conservation area, and what to do if you live in a listed building. We’re experts in installing solar systems across Sussex and the South East, so if you can’t find the information you need below, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll be able to help.

Do I need planning permission for solar panels?

More often than not, you don’t need planning permission to install solar panels on your own property. A solar panel installation usually falls under what’s known as Permitted Development - the same legislation that allows you to install things like sheds in your garden, or replace windows in your home. 

If you’re planning on installing solar panels on the roof of your home, the roof of most types of outbuildings, or any walls that are your property, you should be OK to proceed. This applies to detached, semi-detached and terraced houses. However, there are some rules that need to be adhered to, such as if you live in a listed building or in a conservation area, and it’s always best to check with your local planning authority to confirm whether or not planning permission is required in your specific situation.

What are the rules for solar panels under Permitted Development?

Solar panels fall under the Permitted Development rules provided that they:

  • Are not installed above the ridgeline and project no more than 200mm from the roof or wall surface. If panels are mounted parallel to the roof on a sloping roof, you’ll almost certainly meet these requirements. However, it’s unlikely you will if they are mounted on a flat roof. In this instance, the panels will be mounted at a minimum 5-10 degree slope to the horizontal and will project more than 200mm above the roof.

  • If your property is in a conservation area or World Heritage Site (we don’t have any of these in Sussex), planning consent is required to fit panels on the principal or side elevation walls, and they can be seen from a road. If you’re planning on fitting solar PV to the walls of a building in your garden or grounds they should not be visible from the road. 
  • If your property is a listed building, the installation is likely to require an application for listed building consent. This is likely to be the case, even where planning permission is not needed. Again, make sure you check your plans with the local planning office.

  • If you live in a flat or apartment in a shared building, it’s very unlikely that a solar installation will fall under Permitted Development, and will therefore require planning permission. According to Planning Portal, “equipment on a building should be sited, so far as is practicable, to minimise the effect on the external appearance of the building and the amenity of the area.”. Also, if you are a leaseholder you will likely need permission from your landlord, freeholder or the management company.

  • If you’re planning on installing a larger ground-based solar system, this will likely require planning permission. However, if it is less than 9 metres squared (3m x 3m), no higher than 4 metres, is located at least 5 metres from any boundary, is not located on the property of a listed building, and is a single, standalone installation, you should fall under Permitted Development rules. If you live in a conservation area, it must also not be visible from a road or highway.

If you’re in any doubt, it’s often worth checking with your local authority regarding your solar plans and getting their response in writing. They’ll be able to give you proper guidance for your area and help you avoid costly mistakes. 

Are commercial solar panels Permitted Development?

The rules around installing solar panels on commercial properties and Permitted Development are largely similar to the domestic ones. The main difference is that if your system will produce more than 50kW of power, you will require planning permission.

Solar Panel Building Regulations

It’s important to note that all solar panel installations, regardless of whether they’re domestic or commercial, must adhere to relevant building locations in your area. With solar, these will mainly relate to the structural and electrical safety of the building. Specifically, the roof must be able to support the weight of the panels and all the electricals of the system and the building must be safe.

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In Sussex, there are a lot of conservation areas in towns such as Brighton & Hove, Worthing, Eastbourne and Lewes, as well as countless listed buildings and the South Downs National Park itself. If you’re unsure about which rules will apply to you, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll be happy to help. 


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April 2023

Are Solar Panels Worth the Investment?

Rising energy bills, the increasing prices of fossil fuels, and the worsening effects of climate change have led many people to consider installing renewables on their residential or commercial properties, and for good reason. For many, renewables represent the opportunity for ‘free’ energy, saving money and reducing the impact on the environment. While this is certainly true, there are costs involved and it will take time to recoup your investment. However, we’re often asked if solar panels are worth it, and the answer is a resounding yes. Let’s explore why.

Installing solar panels on your home or business

One of the most common and visible forms of renewable energy generation is solar panels. Fitted to south or south-west facing roofs or land, solar photovoltaic panels (known as solar PV) turn the sun’s energy into electricity. This can either be used directly on the property, diverted to charge a battery or other storage device, or exported onto the grid.

Many people (wrongly) assume that installing solar panels is only for those living in hot, sunny climates like continental Europe. However, for most people living in the UK, solar will still generate plenty of electricity and make a noticeable reduction to household bills. This is especially true for us here in the South East where we tend to get the hottest weather and the most sunlight per year. Even in the cloudy winter months, your solar panels will generate plenty of electricity. 

Over the course of a year, you can expect your solar panel system to reduce your household electricity bill by around 60-65%. For commercial properties with larger amounts of space, this could be even higher.

Upfront Investment: How much does solar panel installation cost?

One of the main considerations of a solar panel installation is the high upfront cost. For a home installation with battery storage, you could expect to invest anywhere between £10,000 and £14,000. Under normal conditions, you could expect them to start paying for themselves within 12-14 years. 

However, with the unpredictable nature of the energy market and further price rises certainly not off the cards, this could reduce over time. Also, if you generate a surplus of electricity and sell it back to the grid this time frame could shrink further.

An added consideration is that a solar panel system can typically add 1-2% to the total value of a home when it comes to selling it. However, as a solar PV system is a long-term investment, we recommend you need to be reasonably sure you’re going to stay in the property for a long enough amount of time to see a return on your investment.

Solar battery storage, yes or no?

One of the major drawbacks of a domestic solar PV system has traditionally been that it only produces electricity during daylight hours, and the majority of homes experience their peak electricity usage during the evening and nighttime. For families that are home a lot during the daytime, this is less of a concern. The same is true for commercial premises which are often fully functional during daylight hours.

While selling the surplus back to the grid is an option, it is much better financially to use all the energy that you’ve generated. This is where battery storage comes in. By installing a battery as part of your solar system, you can store the energy you’ve generated during the day for use at night, further reducing your bills and carbon footprint.

Supplementing your solar PV system

One of the best ways to increase the effectiveness and maximise the efficiency of your solar PV system is to install additional renewables. For example, air or ground source heat pumps use a small amount of electricity to transfer heat from the air or ground to a water heater and a tank. In turn, this can heat your home and provide you with hot water. By heating water when your PV system is working at its maximum, you are, in effect, storing energy for later use. This will also reduce your reliance on a gas boiler.

Likewise, if you drive an electric vehicle (EV) you can install an EV charger that takes its power directly from your solar system. Not only are you not burning petrol or diesel in your car, you can be sure that the power for it is coming from emission-free sources, rather than the grid which may be powered by gas or coal.

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The case for installing a solar PV system

In short, provided you have the space on your roof, and it is facing in the right direction, installing solar panels on your property in Sussex and the South East can be a fantastic long-term investment. Not only can you see a significant reduction in your household bills, but you can also massively reduce your carbon footprint and do your bit for the environment.

To find out how we can help you install a bespoke, quality renewable energy system for your home or business, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can!


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April 2023

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Domestic Solar Installation

Investing in a solar panel system for your home is often an excellent financial decision. Not only can you make a significant reduction to your energy bills, you’ll also reduce your carbon footprint. However, as much as solar PV systems have improved in terms of performance and efficiency, there are still things you can do to make the most of your system and maximise your return on investment. In this guide, we’re going to explore 5 different ways to get the most from your solar installation.

How to Improve Solar Panel System Efficiency

Install a Solar Battery

Installing a solar battery as part of your solar system is a great way to ensure you use up to 100% of the energy generated by your solar panels. For obvious reasons, solar panels only generate electricity during daylight hours, but most homes consume the majority of their electricity in the evenings. Consequently, homeowners may still need to use energy directly from the grid.

Selling your excess electricity back to the grid used to be a way of minimising this loss, but you would still have to pay more than you received. Step forward the solar battery. Installing a battery as part of the solar system stores the energy you generate during the day for use at night. Although it’s a significant upfront investment, the savings accrued over the life of the solar panel system more than make it worth it.

If you’d like a solar battery installed as part of your solar installation, or you’d like to retrofit one to an existing system, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Keep Your Solar Panels Clean

Solar panel maintenance and cleaning are essential to making sure that the whole system runs as efficiently and effectively as possible. Over time, dust, dirt and grime can build up on the panels, blocking light from getting through and reducing their efficiency. This can happen slowly, so you may not notice the difference or realise that there’s a problem. As solar panels are often installed at an angle, wind and rain will naturally remove some of this, but you should still regularly have your panels professionally cleaned typically every 3 or so years depending upon the situation.

Install Solar Bird Protection

Birds and other small animals like squirrels and rodents love nesting under solar panels. They provide great protection from wind and rain for them. However, they nest on connectors between the panels and over time this will cause them to fail, creating earth leakages which shut the system down. In addition, their nests can unfortunately trap debris like leaves, twigs and feathers under the panels which acts like insulation. This can raise the panels’ temperature, and while that might be great for a nesting bird, it reduces their efficiency, ultimately costing you money.

We recommend that all solar panel systems have solar bird protection installed. To install bird protection, we attach UPVC clips to the edge of the panel which clip to your roof tiles. The bird protection mesh is then cut to size and installed around the entire edge. This stops any little critters from getting underneath.

We’ve seen solar systems with bird spikes installed or chicken wire wedged in but unfortunately, these are ineffective. They may stop larger birds, but small animals, rodents and other debris can still get underneath the panel. 

As an MCS-qualified solar PV installer, we will remove solar panels, clear nests and bird droppings. We then install solar bird protection without drilling into the side of the panels which invalidates warranties. To find out more about our solar bird protection services across Sussex and the South East, give us a call.

Solar Immersion Water Heaters

Using your excess solar electricity to heat your water is another way to increase the system’s overall efficiency and reduce wastage, and there are several different ways to do this. One of the simplest and most effective is to install an immersion controller in your hot water tank. When you have a surplus of electricity being generated, it is diverted to heat water which can be used for showers and baths, rather than using electricity from the grid. A hot water tank with an immersion controller is much more cost-effective than solar thermal technologies and does not require maintenance.

Air or Ground Source Heat Pumps

Air or ground sour heat pumps take heat from the surrounding air or ground and heat a tank of water, which can then be used for hot water and to heat your home. As they require electricity, you can integrate them into your solar system to provide the power to run them, further reducing your costs.

Air source heat pumps are more common and are well suited to the UK climate, still providing heat at outside temperatures well into the negatives. They work particularly well with underfloor heating systems which provide a slow and steady supply of heat.

EV Chargers

Many more of us are making the switch to hybrid or fully electric vehicles as the price of petrol continues to rise and we’re becoming more aware of our impact on the environment. Fortunately, there are several home EV chargers on the market now that are specifically designed to work with solar or other renewables.

Much like heating water or charging a battery, you can make the most of any excess electricity you’re generating by charging your vehicle. At Savent Solar, we like to use Zappi Myenergi chargers. They work by connecting to the solar system and monitoring the amount of solar energy available before adjusting the charge rate to the EV based on the amount of solar energy being generated. This helps to ensure that the EV is charged using as much solar energy as possible, reducing the amount that needs to be purchased from the grid. You can also set the charger to only charge at off-peak times or at a slower rate to ensure maximum efficiency and cost savings.

If you or friends and family are interested in installing a solar panel system, or you’d like some maintenance done to an existing installation, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re always happy to update, expand or improve on any system. 


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April 2023

The Advantages of Commercial Solar Installations in the UK

Commercial solar installations are becoming increasingly popular in the UK, as businesses look for ways to reduce their energy costs and become more sustainable. Here are some of the advantages of commercial solar installations in the UK:

  • Reduced energy costs: Commercial solar installations can help businesses reduce their energy costs by generating their own electricity and reducing their dependence on the grid.
  • Increased revenue: In the UK, businesses that generate excess electricity can sell it back to the grid through the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) scheme, which can provide an additional source of revenue.
  • Environmental benefits: By generating clean, renewable energy, commercial solar installations can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. This can help businesses meet their sustainability goals and improve their reputation.
  • Tax incentives and credits: The UK government offers tax incentives and credits for businesses that install solar panels, which can help reduce the upfront costs of installation.
  • Energy security: Commercial solar installations can provide businesses with energy security by reducing their dependence on the grid and protecting them from power outages and energy price fluctuations.

If you're interested in installing commercial solar panels in the UK, contact a reputable solar installation company that can provide you with more information about the benefits of solar power, the types of solar panels available, and the installation process.


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April 2023

The Benefits of Domestic Solar Installations in the UK

Domestic solar installations are becoming increasingly popular among homeowners in the UK who want to reduce their energy bills and become more sustainable. Here are some of the benefits of domestic solar installations in the UK:

  • Reduced energy costs: One of the most significant benefits of domestic solar installations is the ability to reduce energy costs. By generating your own electricity, you can reduce or even eliminate your dependence on the grid, which can save you thousands of pounds in energy costs over time.
  • Increased property value: Domestic solar installations can also increase the value of your property. Studies have shown that homes with solar panels sell for more than those without, making solar power a smart investment for homeowners.
  • Tax incentives and credits: Homeowners can also take advantage of tax incentives and credits for installing solar panels in the UK. The UK government offers the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) scheme, which pays homeowners for any excess electricity they generate and export back to the grid.
  • Environmental benefits: By generating clean, renewable energy, domestic solar installations can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. This can help improve the environment for future generations.
  • Energy independence: Domestic solar installations provide homeowners with energy independence. With the ability to generate their own electricity, homeowners can be less reliant on the grid and be prepared for power outages and energy price fluctuations.
  • Maintenance and longevity: Solar panels have a long lifespan and require minimal maintenance, which makes them a reliable and cost-effective investment for homeowners in the UK.
  • Easy installation: Installing solar panels on your home in the UK is a relatively easy and straightforward process. A reputable solar installation company can guide you through the process and help you get started with solar power.

In conclusion, domestic solar installations offer a wide range of benefits for homeowners in the UK, from reduced energy costs to increased property value and environmental sustainability. If you're interested in installing solar panels on your home, contact a reputable solar installation company in your area to learn more about the benefits of solar power and the installation process.


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April 2023

The Basics of Solar Power in the UK

Solar power is becoming increasingly popular in the UK, as more and more people look for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on their energy bills. Here are some basic facts about solar power in the UK:

  • The UK has a temperate climate with moderate sunshine levels, but solar panels can still generate significant amounts of electricity.
  • Solar panels work by converting sunlight into electricity, which can be used to power homes, businesses, and other buildings.
  • In the UK, solar panels can be installed on roofs, walls, or as standalone systems.
  • Solar panels are eligible for the Feed-in Tariff (FIT) scheme in the UK, which pays homeowners and businesses for the electricity they generate and use, as well as any excess electricity they export back to the grid.
  • The UK government also offers a Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) scheme, which allows homeowners and businesses to sell any excess electricity they generate back to the grid.

If you're interested in installing solar panels in the UK, it's important to work with a reputable solar installation company that can provide you with information specific to your area.


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April 2023

The Latest Innovations in Solar Panel Technology

Solar panel technology has come a long way in recent years, with new innovations making solar energy more efficient and cost-effective than ever before. Some of the latest advancements in solar panel technology include:

  • Perovskite solar cells: Perovskite solar cells are a new type of solar cell that use a different type of material than traditional silicon-based cells. Perovskite solar cells are cheaper and easier to produce than traditional cells and have the potential to be even more efficient than silicon cells in the future.
  • Bifacial solar panels: Bifacial solar panels can generate electricity from both sides of the panel, making them more efficient than traditional solar panels. Bifacial panels can generate up to 25% more electricity than traditional panels, making them a popular choice for commercial and utility-scale solar installations.
  • Thin-film solar panels: Thin-film solar panels are a lightweight and flexible alternative to traditional solar panels. Thin-film panels can be used in a variety of applications, including on curved surfaces and building facades, and are often more affordable than traditional panels.

These are just a few of the latest innovations in solar panel technology. As solar technology continues to advance, we can expect to see even more efficient and cost-effective solar panels on the market in the future.


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April 2023

Advances in Solar Energy Storage

One of the biggest challenges facing the solar industry has been energy storage. While solar panels are great at generating electricity during the day, they can't generate electricity at night or during periods of low sunlight. Fortunately, recent advancements in solar energy storage are helping to solve this problem. Here are some of the latest advancements in solar energy storage:

  • Lithium-ion batteries: Lithium-ion batteries are a popular choice for solar energy storage. These batteries are highly efficient and have a long lifespan, making them a cost-effective option for homeowners and businesses.
  • Flow batteries: Flow batteries are a new type of battery that use liquid electrolytes to store energy. Flow batteries are highly efficient and can be used in large-scale solar installations.
  • Thermal energy storage: Thermal energy storage systems store excess energy as heat. This heat can be used to generate electricity when solar panels aren't generating enough electricity. Thermal energy storage systems are often used in conjunction with solar power plants to provide reliable electricity 24/7.

With these advancements in solar energy storage, we can expect to see more reliable and cost-effective solar energy systems in the future.


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April 2023

New Developments in Solar Energy Efficiency

Improving the efficiency of solar energy systems is crucial to making solar energy more cost-effective and accessible. Recent advancements in solar energy efficiency include:

  • Tandem solar cells: Tandem solar cells are a type of solar cell that combines two different types of solar cells to improve efficiency. Tandem solar cells can achieve efficiencies of up to 35%, compared to 20% for traditional silicon solar cells.
  • Concentrated solar power (CSP): CSP systems use mirrors or lenses to focus sunlight onto a small area, increasing the intensity of the sunlight and generating more electricity. CSP systems can achieve efficiencies of up to 45%, making them a popular choice for large-scale solar installations.
  • Reflective coatings: Reflective coatings can be applied to solar panels to improve their efficiency. These coatings reflect sunlight back onto the solar panel, increasing the amount of electricity generated. Reflective coatings can improve solar panel efficiency by up to 15%.

As the demand for solar energy continues to grow, so too will the need for more efficient and cost-effective solar energy systems. These recent advancements in solar energy efficiency show promise for making solar energy an even more viable option for both residential and commercial use.


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April 2023

Solar Company's Recent Residential Installations

Our solar company has recently completed several residential solar installations that have exceeded our customers' expectations. We take pride in ensuring that our installations are of the highest quality, and that each system is tailored to meet our customers' unique needs.

In our recent projects, we have used the latest technology and equipment to design and install solar systems that are efficient and reliable. Our team of experts have completed installations on a variety of different roofs, including flat and pitched roofs, and have used innovative techniques to ensure that each installation is aesthetically pleasing and does not detract from the beauty of our customers' homes.

If you're considering a solar installation for your home, look no further than our solar company. We have the experience and expertise needed to design and install a solar system that will save you money and reduce your carbon footprint.

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April 2023

Solar Company's Recent Commercial Installations

Our solar company has completed several recent commercial solar installations that demonstrate our expertise and commitment to delivering high-quality solar solutions to businesses. We understand that commercial installations can be complex and require unique solutions, and we have the experience and knowledge to tackle these challenges head-on.

In our recent projects, we have designed and installed solar systems for a variety of businesses, from small retail stores to large industrial facilities. We work closely with each client to understand their energy needs, site conditions, and budget constraints, and then design a solar system that is tailored to meet those requirements.

Our team of experts uses only the highest quality equipment and the latest technology to ensure that our installations are efficient, reliable, and cost-effective. We also take great care to ensure that our installations are aesthetically pleasing and do not detract from the appearance of our clients' buildings.

We take pride in delivering excellent customer service and support throughout the installation process and beyond. We provide our clients with regular updates on the progress of their installation and are always available to answer any questions they may have.

If you're a business owner looking to save money on your energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint, contact our solar company today to learn more about our commercial solar installation services. We have the expertise and experience needed to deliver high-quality solar solutions that meet your unique needs.

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April 2023

Solar Company's Recent Community Solar Projects

Our solar company is committed to making solar energy accessible to everyone, regardless of whether they own a home or business. That's why we're proud to have recently completed several community solar projects that have helped to bring renewable energy to more people in our area.

In our recent projects, we have worked with local governments and organizations to design and install solar systems that can be shared by multiple households and businesses. These systems allow individuals to access the benefits of solar energy without the need for a traditional rooftop installation.

Our team of experts has worked closely with each community to ensure that our installations are tailored to meet their unique needs. We have used the latest technology and equipment to design and install systems that are efficient, reliable, and cost-effective.

If you're interested in joining a community solar project or learning more about how our solar company is working to make solar energy accessible to everyone, contact us today.

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April 2023