Solar panel

Solar electricity

Solar panels are the most popular renewables for homeowners because of their fantastic energy saving and income earning potential.

Photovoltaic (PV) panels are installed onto the roofs of properties, normally facing south or southwest to receive the most direct sunlight. However, they work perfectly well in overcast conditions too.

Solar panels are made from two layers of semiconducting material and when this comes into contact with sunlight, an electrical charge is created. This is converted into usable electricity for the home.

Benefits of solar power

By installing solar panels you can benefit from:

  • A free source of electricity for more than 25 years. Solar PV installers often provide lengthy warranties and the technology is proven to last well over 25 years. Each year you can save as much as £300.

  • The Government’s lucrative feed-in tariff scheme, which pays out for every unit of renewable electricity generated. This is guaranteed and tax-free, ensuring homeowners see a high return of investment year-in year-out. This feed-in tariff makes your own investment more worthwhile than free solar panels schemes.

  • An escape from the rising prices of gas and electricity. Energy prices have been rising regularly in recent years, so by utilising renewables you’ll be saving even more.

  • Added value to your home. With the energy saving potential solar panels provide, the value of your property will increase and potential buyers will see the income earning opportunity as an attractive deal.

  • Sell excess electricity to the National Grid at a set rate. This means you’ll make money on every unit of renewable electricity generated, whether you use the energy or not.

  • Low maintenance levels for the efficient running of the system. Solar panels for your home are often referred to as a fit and forget technology, and all you need to do is ensure trees don’t cast them into shadow.

  • Reduced carbon emissions. Carbon is responsible for the increased problems associated with global warming and solar panels help to reduce emissions.

Solar panel quotes

A solar panel installation is one of the best ways to reduce your electricity bills and provide you with a fixed income for 20 years.

If you’re interested in reducing your bills and helping the environment at the same time, just complete our quick form and we’ll match your criteria with up to four vetted and reputable solar professionals.



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Local Solar panel Projects

Project: Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached How many bedrooms does the property have: 3-4 Is your roof obstructed by: No obstructions What is the direction of the roof...
Project: Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached How many bedrooms does the property have: 3-4 Is your roof obstructed by: No obstructions What is the direction of the...
Project: Homeowner Solar PV panels 3-bed detached South facing roof Roof space available No shading to roof Feed In Tariff Supplied and fitted Please contact to appoint
Project: homeowner 3 bedrooms semi-detached no obstructions south 10 sqr mtrs Supplied and fitted 1-3 months please contact to appoint
Project: homeowner 3 bedrooms detached no obstructions south 10 sqr mtrs Supplied and fitted 1-3 months please contact to appoint
Project: Home owner 2 Bedrooms Detached Bungalow No roof obstructions or shading South/West facing roof Roof space available British Gas Feed in Tariff Time scale 1-3 months Please call to appoint *
Project: homeowner 3 bedrooms semi-detached south no obstructions 10 sqr mtrs Supplied and fitted 1-3 months please contact to appoint
Project: Home Owner Semi Detached 3 Bedrooms South Facing No Obstructions Partial Shading Roof Space Available Feed In Tariff EDF Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint *
Project: Home Owner Terraced 3 Bedrooms South West Facing No Obstructions No Shading Roof Space Available Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint
Project: homeowner 3 bedrooms semi-detached no obstructions South-east 10 sqr mtrs scottish power Supplied and fitted 1-3 months please contact to appoint *
Project: Homeowner Solar PV panels 3-bed end terrace South facing roof Roof space available No shading to roof Feed In Tariff Supplied and fitted Please contact to appoint
Project: Home owner End terrace 3 bedroom South west facing Roof space available No obstructions No shading EON Feed in tariff Supplied and fitted 3-6 months Please contact to appoint
Project: Home owner End terrace 3 bedroom South facing No obstructions Roof space available Energy provider unknown Feed in tariff Supplied and fitted 3-6 months Please call to appoint
Project: Home owner Semi detached 4 bedroom South facing No obstructions Roof space available Energy provider unknown Feed in tariff Supplied and fitted 3-6 months Please call to appoint
Project: Home Owner Semi Detached 4 Bedrooms South East Facing Roof No Shading No Obstructions Not a conservation area Not a listed Building Supplied and Fitted Utility Warehouse Feed In Tariff 3 ...
Project: Home Owner Detached 2 Bedrooms South Facing No Obstructions No Shading Roof Space Available Feed In Tariff Good Energy Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint *
Project: Home owner Semi detached 3 bedroom South facing Roof space available No obstructions Swalec Feed in tariff Supplied and fitted 3-6 months Please call to appoint
Project: Home Owner Detached 3 Bedrooms South West Facing Roof No Shading No Obstructions Not a conservation area Not a listed Building Supplied and Fitted EDF Feed In Tariff 1 - 3 Months Please ...
Project: Home owner Detached 3 bedroom Multiple roof directions No obstructions Roof space available Energy provider unknown Feed in tariff Supplied and fitted 3-6 months Please call to appoint
Project: homeowner 3 bedrooms terraced east no obstructions 10 sqr mtrs Supplied and fitted immediate please contact to appoint

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Solar panel activity in June 2018

Solar panel Projects in the UK in June 2018

May 2018 April / May
Greater London 12,320 -0%
South East 6,540 -17%
North West 5,410 5%
Yorkshire & Humber 3,990 -9%
South West 3,541 -16%
Western Midlands 3,161 -22%
East Midlands 2,983 -16%
East Of England 2,620 -15%
Scotland 2,252 -13%
Wales 2,032 -17%
Northern Ireland 732 -16%
North East 410 -5%
United Kingdom 45,991 -10%

Source: Numbers calculated based on the search volumes in major search engines.

About UK

Energy Performance of Houses

The below data illustrates the energy performance of homes in Uk. Energy ratings vary from A to G, with A being the most energy-efficient and G being the very least efficient. The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating factors heavily when trying to sell your house, as potential buyers will see how much they're probably going to be spending on their home heating bills. Property improvements including insulation assist to substantially improve a home's EPC rating.