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Solar energy has proven to be a reliable and sustainable alternative to conventional fossil fuels, with an expanding global installed capacity. Modern solar panels are engineered to withstand harsh weather conditions and have a typical lifespan of 25 to 30 years. While energy generation depends on sunlight availability, advancements in solar technology and energy storage solutions have significantly enhanced the consistency and dependability of solar power. Moreover, solar power systems can be easily scaled to meet varying energy needs, making them an attractive option for diverse applications, from residential rooftops to large-scale solar farms.

No, solar panels generally require minimal maintenance. Once installed, they typically operate efficiently with little intervention. Occasional cleaning to remove dust or debris, as well as routine inspections to ensure optimal performance, are typically all that’s needed. Our team can provide guidance on simple maintenance practices to keep your solar system running smoothly. With the right installation and proper care, you can enjoy hassle-free solar energy for years to come.

The amount you can save with solar depends on various factors, including the size of your system, your energy consumption, and the specific details of your location. For domestic installations, typical savings range from around £500 to £1000 per year. Commercial installations have the potential for even greater savings, depending on the scale and energy requirements of the business.

Our team will work closely with you to assess your specific energy needs and provide a detailed analysis of the potential savings you can expect from your solar installation. Contact us today to learn more about the potential cost savings and financial advantages of going solar.

No, there are currently no government incentives for solar power in Northern Ireland. While this is unfortunate, we know that the long-term benefits of solar power, such as reduced energy costs and a greener environment, make it a worthwhile investment. Our team is committed to providing competitive pricing and exceptional service to help you maximise the advantages of solar energy.

Absolutely, you can charge your electric vehicle using solar power generated from your rooftop solar system. To achieve this, you will need to install a home-based solar photovoltaic (PV) system and a solar charging unit for your vehicle’s battery. Combining solar panels with electric cars creates a perfect synergy, utilising energy harnessed directly from your rooftop. Give us a call and one of our specialists can explain this further.

Our experienced installation team ensures that the installation process is completed as swiftly as possible, while maintaining the highest standard of workmanship. For small domestic systems, installation typically takes approximately 4-6 hours. However, larger commercial projects may require several days dependent on their labour requirements. Following the installation, our electricians handle the wiring, which may take a few additional hours or days, depending on the size of the system. Rest assured, we strive to minimise installation time without compromising on the precision and excellence of our work.

Yes, solar panels can still produce energy even when it’s cloudy. While sunlight is the primary source of energy for solar panels, they can still generate electricity in overcast conditions. Although the energy production may be slightly reduced compared to bright sunny days, modern solar panels are designed to capture and convert available sunlight into usable energy. So, even on cloudy days, you can continue to benefit from the power of solar energy and reduce your reliance on traditional grid electricity.

Batteries are becoming more and more popular in combination with a solar system – however whether or not you require one is down to several factors, including your usage, lifestyle and budget. Give us a call and one of our specialists can assist you with this decision.

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