Archive for Solar PV Installers

Solar PV on Collyweston slates with shade!

Our first ever install on a Collyweston roof had us scratching our heads on how to best approach such a complex and delicate roof; with a pitch of 45 degrees and definite shading issues the jury was out for a while considering the feasibility of the installation.  With help from Sylvie Winn and Helmut Wanner 

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Is solar still worthwhile? Grantham solar installers say ‘YES’!

With recent cuts in the Feed in Tariff once again attracting plenty of negative press coverage, the general public may well be sceptical about installing solar PV. Many people think that they’ve missed the boat since the over- generous and unsustainable 43p rate has been reduced by more than 60% over the last year. This

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Solar panels Grantham: Exceptional performance after one year!

Customer Phil Owen from Long Bennington tells us just how pleased he is with his system, one year on it has outperformed the generation predictions and reduced his payback time to about 8 years. Listen to Phil’s tesimonial by clicking Phil’s testimonial

Solar panels Grantham: Electrik Collective Ltd in Wales.

    We had the good fortune to install a 2.5kW system in the beautiful village of Llambedrog on the Lynn Peninsular. The views from the roof were incredible over the huge sandy bay; what a stunning part of the world. This install wins the award for the best view of any job; even Winkleigh

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Solar PV system reports fantastic results in Long Bennington.

We have received very positive feedback from our Long Bennington installation; Mr Owen emailed us to report, “Between the 29 January and 23 March – 53 days the system generated 165 Kw/hrs: almost 3.2 Kw/hrs per day from a 1.77 system. Not bad for winter, at that rate I calculate a 12 year payback, but

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Solar PV Feed in tariff rises to 43.3p/kW: FITs raised in line with inflation in UK

Feed in tariff rises to 43.3p/kW!! The FITs payment for solar PV has been raised to 43.3p per kW generated and 3.1p per kW exported back to the grid.

New Solar PV Installation Lincolnshire!

The Paddock House install produced 6.5kw in the 1st 24 hours. That’s the equivalent of 6 loads of washing! The 12 panel/ 2.22kW solar PV installation was  completed this week by Electrikcollective from Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Solar power in March in the UK? Never!

We are pleased to report an excellent start to the new year; our Long Bennington installation has produced 64kW so far since mid January. That’s £26.32 in FITs revenew, never mind all the free loads of washing and dishwasher cycles! Venton farm is the current daily leader with a whopping 19kW (that’s £7.85) produced on

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Venton Farm, Devon

Left Venton Farm in Devon on Saturday in glorious sunshine – what a beautiful place; check out the holdiday cottages! Solar pv system all up and running after a great team effort- produced 8kw on the first day; that’s £3.30 and several free loads of washing. Not bad for the end of February.