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Taking a look around for Renewable Energy in Kent Our solar panel specialists in Kent will certainly provide you the very best quotations to have actually solar PV fixed on your roof.

 

The establishing of solar panels on your family will take a number of days to finish. The professional installer in Kent will certainly calculate the roof room on your family to guarantee that a enough sized system is connected. The panels will be installed by an MCS qualified firm; hereafter has actually been completed a qualified electric professional will make all the compulsory electric power connections and test to ensure that the system is working appropriately.

 

Do you require planning permission?

In a comparable means to other significant home enhancement projects, some particular needs have to be satisfied to permit the setup of photovoltaic panels. The main reason these criteria and policies were developed is to decrease the danger of the solar system ending up being an issue or prospective threat in the uncertain future. So if you're thinking of acquiring and also suitable new solar panels, you'll probably want to know whether or not you'll call for to send a planning permission application for authorization prior to you can proceed.

 

Usually, photovoltaic panels are covered under what's called "Permitted Development" which gives you the freedom to install your solar panels without having to obtain a planning permission.

 

Not only will you decrease your power expense by creating your very own power with solar panels, yet you can also generate income through the SEG which is provided by huge power vendors. They'll pay you for the electrical power you export back to the grid. You'll likewise lower your carbon impact, minimizing your impact on the environment.

 

How much could you save?

The more you  go to home during the day, the a lot more you can save on your power costs, considering that solar panels create electrical energy during the day. The Feed-in Tariff scheme (FITs) ended in March 2019, however the brand-new Smart Export Assurance (SEG) pays you, by means of your power supplier, for the electricity you export back to the grid. With the financial savings associated with creating your own power and SEG payments, you can expect to save as much as ₤ 390 annually on your electricity costs.

 

Pros

  • Solar is a proven innovation
  • Solar works in the UK climate
  • Solar is more affordable than ever before
  • Solar energy profits the whole power grid
  • Photovoltaic panel have a lengthy lifespan
  • Solar panels can boost home values

 

Cons

  • Solar does not operate at night - go with a battery
  • Solar panels are not eye-catching
  • You can not install a home solar system yourself
  • My roof isn't best for solar

 

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Average Solar panel cost in Kent

According to the Energy Saving Trust, the typical domestic solar panel system is 4kWp and costs about £6,200 including VAT, however there may be companies that charge slightly less or more than this. If you're looking at a 3kWp system, this could set you back an typical of £3,000.

Average price per Solar panel job in 2021

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£4,650

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£6,200

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£7,130

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Prices based on actual Solar panel costs for Kent, as reported by local Quotatis members.

Solar panel installation cost in Kent 2021

Labour cost £4,340
Material cost £1,550
Waste removal £310
Time frame: 2-3 days

Solar panel searches in October 2021

Solar panel Projects in Kent in September 2021

29,649

Requests for quotations in Kent in September 2021

800

Requests for Solar panel quotations in Kent in September 2021. -11% change from August 2021.

6,540

Requests for Solar panel quotations in South East in September 2021. -17% change from August 2021.

We recorded 29,649 requests for property improvement quotations in Kent. Of these quote requests the number of solar panel quotes (type: solar pv, photovoltaic panels etc..) was 800. Quotatis were able to match these customers with up to four suitable installers who were available for work in Kent at that time. Request a free home survey from reputable companies in Kent.

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

Solar panel searches in cities and towns near Kent September 2021

110

Requests for quotations in Canterbury in September 2021

97

Requests for quotations in Erith in September 2021

96

Requests for quotations in Gillingham in September 2021

90

Requests for quotations in Chatham in September 2021

90

Requests for quotations in Rochester in September 2021

Kent

Kent is sometimes known as the Garden of England and boasts a population of 1.6 million. This makes it the seventh biggest district in Britain for population size and despite this, only has a density of 1,170 people per square mile. Kent is found in the southeast of England, with Canterbury its only city. Additional significant towns in the county include Maidstone, Dover and Folkestone, with the unitary district of Medway included as well within the county. For all of your home improvements, make sure you compare quotations from trustworthy companies in Kent to get the right price for the project.

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Glow Green Limited

286 review(s)
Based: in Bournemouth, BH8 8EZ

GLOW GREEN IS RECOMMENDED BY FRIENDS AND FAMILY Glow Green received a lot recommendations – so much so that we introduced a ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme where you and your friend can receive £50 cash back. GEARED UP TO DELIVER HIGH PERFORMANCE ...

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Joseph G., M28
27th September 2021
5

Solar Panels | Solar Electricity in Manchester

Excellent service

SUNBRIGHT ENERGY LTD

175 review(s)
Based: in Wrotham, TN15 7NS

Say hello to SUNBRIGHT. Sunbright Energy specialise in providing energy saving solutions for homes and businesses across the UK. We are your local renewable energy installers, founded on quality, excellent customer service and experience – our team...

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Susan L., W5
3rd February 2020
3

Solar Panels | Solar Electricity in London

Pleasant, efficient, but not competitive.

Crystal Windows and Doors Ltd

61 review(s)
Based: in Romford, RM7 7PN

Crystal is a uPVC Windows and Double Glazing manufacturer and installer. We have built a strong reputation in London and the South East for great value and exceptional service in the design, production and installation of quality uPVC Windows, Doors,...

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Arthur D., HP7
6th October 2021
5

Solar Panels | Solar Electricity in Amersham

Very prompt and professional

Green Eco Solar Solutions Ltd

8 review(s)
Based: in Chelmsford, CM3 5ZA

Home improvements . boilers, Solar PV ,Tesla battery, Battery storage

Latest review

Glen V., MK13
6th June 2020
5

Solar Panels | Solar Electricity in Milton Keynes

Did a very quick, trusted and satisfying job. Thanks

IN2GR8TED SOLUTIONS LTD

16 review(s)
Based: in Preston, PR5 4BJ

About the Company History: Established in 2007, In2gr8ted Solutions have progressed through diverse sectors from Home Automation and Electrical Contracting to find our niche. Renewable Energy and Solar Panels, otherwise known as Solar PV Systems. ...

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Peter S., BH24
8th October 2016
4

Solar Panels | Solar Electricity in Ringwood

Very informative, not aggressive but very friendly.

EVERGEN SYSTEMS LTD

4 review(s)
Based: in Maidenhead, SL6 2ED

Buy with confidence from a Multi Award Winning Solar Installation contractor, voted best in the South East 2017 and 2018 and winners of the Global Energy Awards 2018. Evergen Solar is a long standing family run business. We have completed thousands o...

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Polly S., WR6
28th February 2019
5

Solar Panels | Solar Electricity in Worcester

Polite and pleasant, informative and seemingly 'up front' - I was pleased with the approach and even though the price wa...

CONTACT SOLAR LIMITED

5 review(s)
Based: in Preston, PR5 6SY

4kw – 375w mono panels Online monitoring Without battery storage Fully installed All paperwork and documentation

Latest review

John R., BD2
27th September 2017
5

Solar Panels | Solar Electricity in Bradford

Excellent

ECO PEOPLE LTD

1 review(s)
Based: in London, N18 1SP

Eco People is a leading installer of thermal insulation products, heating controls, boilers and renewable technology such as solar PV We offer a high quality, specialist service to both domestic and commercial customers. We are MCS Accredited as...

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Roy S., E4
5th September 2015
4

Solar Panels | Solar Electricity in London

Pretty good

SOLAR PLANTS LTD

1 review(s)
Based: in Port talbot, SA12 7AX

Award winning Solar Plants is the UK’s leading domestic solar PV and storage installation company. Operating since 2011, Solar Plants is a true family business with an impeccable reputation for quality. Taking pride in how and what technology is ad...

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Maher N., NW11
7th April 2019
5

Solar Panels | Solar Electricity in London

very good and fast.

SAVE AND STORE UK LTD

1 review(s)
Based: in Chatham, ME5 9FD

Save and Store UK Ltd Supply and install Battery Storage Systems to UK Households and Businesses, meaning you can use and store more Solar energy and cut your bills by up to 80%. We Supply Solar PV, Energy Saving solutions, Home impr...

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Mario B., CT12
3rd August 2016
5

Solar Panels | Solar Electricity in Ramsgate

Very polite and competitive

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FAQs

are solar panels worth it?

Solar panels are a great source of energy with numerous benefits that comes with it. However, the main thing that puts off most homeowners or potential buyers is the fact that the equipment are usually very expensive. So if you’re planning to purchase solar panels to be installed in your home, then you’d probably want to know if it’s actually worth the investment or otherwise. In this article, we aim to give you a good insight into how solar panels works and if its a viable investment.

Generally, the length of time it will take for your solar panels to payback and whether you’ll be able to make money from them will be based on the following factors:

✓ The solar panel PV system’s cost.

✓ The amount of the generated electricity that you’re able to use.

✓ Whether as well as the amount you’re paid to the electricity you’re able to generate and export.

To know whether your solar panels are truly worth it, then a higher initial cost to fit the system will require to be settled with the amount you’re able to save through the use of the renewable electricity it produces, rather than making purchases from your electricity company. In other words, the more renewable energy you’re able to use, the more savings you make. If you’re registered for the FIT and paid per kWh of electricity produced, for 50 percent of that, which is assumed to be exported to the grid. Therefore, if you’re able to use more than 50 percent, you’ll be able to benefit from the investment.

What are the benefits of installing solar panels?

Not only will you reduce your electricity bill by generating your own electricity with solar panels, but you can also earn money through the SEG which is offered by large energy suppliers. They’ll pay you for the electricity you export back to the grid. You’ll also reduce your carbon footprint, lessening your impact on the environment.

do you need planning permission for solar panels?

In a similar way to other major home improvement projects, some specific requirements must be met to allow for the installation of solar panels. The main reason why these standards and regulations were established is to minimize the risk of the solar system becoming an issue or potential hazard in the unforeseeable future. So if you’re thinking about buying and fitting new solar panels, you’ll probably want to know whether or not you’ll require to submit a planning permission application for approval before you can proceed.

Generally, solar panels are covered under what’s called “Permitted Development” which gives you the freedom to install your solar panels without having to apply for a planning permission. However, there are some exceptions to this rule. These exceptions include if your house is a listed building or if your house is located within a conservation area. In these exceptional cases, it’s possible that you’ll need to apply for a planning permission, but this will largely depend on the discretion of your Local Planning Authority. What’s more? Solar panels are usually subjected to normal building regulations which includes examining the roof to make sure that it can support the additional weight. You can call in a MCS certified installer to carry out this check for you.

In order to install your solar PV on your roof, you must follow these guidelines:

✓ Your solar panels shouldn’t go beyond the highest point of the roof (excluding chimneys).

✓ The solar panels shouldn’t project beyond 200mm off the roof’s edge.

✓ The solar panels should be removed once they’re no longer used to produce electricity

✓ The solar panels should be installed such that the area and building’s appearance change is minimized.

how long do solar panels last?

How Long Do Solar Panels Last?

As an alternative form of energy, solar panels are becoming increasingly popular all thanks to a wide range of benefits it provides. It does not produce any emission which makes it greener and more environmentally friendly, it requires little maintenance and are less likely to break down, they also come with warranty that are always quite long mainly because of the life expectancy of the average solar panel amongst many other advantages. Therefore, if you’re considering to purchase and install new solar panels within your home, you’d also probably want to know the time period in which they’re expected to last. In this article, we aim to help you answer this question so you can make an informed decision going ahead.

As a result of the rising energy bills as well as the desire to be greener, solar panels are becoming increasingly popular by the day in the UK. The most recent models of solar panels in the market possesses an expected lifespan of 40 to 50 years as well as warranties that keeps them protected for a minimum of half of that period. These warranties also serves as a guarantee to the solar panel’s level of performance over the first half of their lifespan. Several warranties will guarantee that the performance will not go below 80 percent before the warranty lapses. And even more importantly, some solar panels are crafted in such a way that they wouldn’t drop below 80 percent performance level throughout their lives.

However, in order to derive maximum benefits from your solar panels for a long period, there’s a need to ensure they’re properly maintained at least once a year throughout their lifespan.

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