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

1 Project: Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Semi detached How many bedrooms does the property have: 3-4 Is the roof you are looking to have the solar panels on: Pitched Is your ro...
2 Project: Are you the owner of the property?: Yes How many Bedrooms does that property have?: 3 What type of Property is it?: Semi-detached Do you have any obstructions on the your roof?: None Do you know w...
3 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: Windows & dormers What is the direction of ...
4 Project: Customer looking to have Solar Panels installed on their home. Homeowner Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint
5 Project: Home Owner Supplied and Fitted Call to Appoint
6 Project: Customer looking to have Solar Panels installed on their home. Homeowner Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint
7 Project: Customer looking to have Solar Panels installed on their home. Homeowner Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint
8 Project: Customer looking to have Solar Panels installed on their home. Homeowner Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint
9 Project: Are you the owner of the property?: Yes How many Bedrooms does that property have?: 4 What type of Property is it?: Detached Do you have any obstructions on the your roof?: None Do you know which ...
10 Project: Home Owner Supplied and Fitted Call to Appoint Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached How many bedrooms does the property have: 5+ Is the roof you are looking to...
11 Project: Home Owner Supplied and Fitted Call to Appoint
12 Project: Home Owner Supplied and Fitted Call to Appoint Are you the property owner: Owner of the property Property Type: Detached How many bedrooms does the property have: 5+ Is the roof you are looking to...
13 Project: Customer looking to have Solar Panels installed on their home. Homeowner Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint
14 Project: Customer looking to have Solar Panels installed on their home. Homeowner Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint Are you the property owner: Owner of the property How many bedrooms ...
15 Project: Home Owner Supplied and Fitted Call to Appoint
16 Project: Customer looking to have Solar Panels installed on their home. Homeowner Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint
17 Project: Are you the owner of the property?: Yes How many Bedrooms does that property have?: 3 What type of Property is it?: Semi-detached Do you have any obstructions on the your roof?: None Do you know...
18 Project: Customer looking to have Solar Panels installed on their home. Homeowner Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint
19 Project: Customer looking to have Solar Panels installed on their home. Homeowner Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint
20 Project: Customer looking to have Solar Panels installed on their home. Homeowner Feed In Tariff Supplied and Fitted Please Call to Appoint

Reviews of solar panel companies

By - Julie W.
EE RENEWABLES LTD
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considering
By Mr Michael P.
EEC Solar
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I received a fair experience, the consultant was knowledgable and efficient.
By - Jack J.
Solar Maintenance Services Limited
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very good service.
By - Tess G.
EEC Solar
star-on star-on star-on star-off star-off
I did not request an appointment
By Mr Mervyn L.
ZANNUSI SOLAR
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ok so far

Solar panel activity in February 2019

Solar panel Projects in the UK in February 2019

January 2019 December / January
Greater London 12,320 -0% <img src=
South East 6,540 -17% <img src=
North West 5,410 5% <img src=
Yorkshire & Humber 3,990 -9% <img src=
South West 3,541 -16% <img src=
Western Midlands 3,161 -22% <img src=
East Midlands 2,983 -16% <img src=
East Of England 2,620 -15% <img src=
Scotland 2,252 -13% <img src=
Wales 2,032 -17% <img src=
Northern Ireland 732 -16% <img src=
North East 410 -5% <img src=
United Kingdom 45,991 -10%

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

Latest successful solar panel projects in February

By Mr Alie P.
They were able to clarify and enable use of hearing aids.
By Mr Cg G.
Very quick response, very good. The only problem is, i have received so many calls from other companies. not only regarding solar but other home services so not sure they have either sold or passed my info to many other companies. If you have please stop
By Ms. Evelyn I.
Quotatis put me in touch with one company.
By Mr Roger G.
Enable me to do the research necessary to determine if the project was viable. Saved a great deal of time.
By Ms. Faryha K.
Very friendly and practical impartial advice given.

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.