Solar PV

Harness the power of the sun to reduce your energy bills

What is Solar Power?

Solar power converts the sun’s energy into electricity using solar panels containing photovoltaic cells.

Electricity generated by solar panels passes through an inverter before be usable.

Homes with solar panels can sell surplus electricity back to the national grid.

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What are the types of Solar Power available?

There are two types of solar panels available. Solar photovoltaic or Solar PV and Solar Thermal.

Solar PV turns sunlight into electricity where solar thermal turns it into heat.

Solar PV is more common. It can also heat water by adding an immersion diverter/ immersion optimiser.

Benefits of Solar Panels

There are many benefits to installing solar panels including:

  • Thanks to the sun, solar energy is free
  • Lower energy bills
  • Reduced carbon footprint as they renewable energy
  • No loss in energy efficiency over time
  • Long lasting and recyclable
  • Low maintenance
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Disadvantages of Solar Panels

The disadvantages of Solar Panels include:

  • Cost – although funding may be available
  • Roof space required
  • Roof needs to be ideally facing south
  • Unshaded area also required

Should you upgrade to Solar Panels?

Solar power is a great option if your home is suitable. To find out how you can get solar for your home, fully funded, contact us today.