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"Why Do You Need To See My Utility Bill Before Giving Me A Quote For Solar Panels?"
It is a standard operating procedure for any reputable Solar Energy Company to take a look at your utility bill before providing you with a quotation for your solar panel installation. This is essential to accurately estimate the potential return on your investment and the energy cost savings.
“The other solar company I contacted gave me an accurate quote without seeing my utility bill.”
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Quotes provided without seeing your utility bill may be wildly inaccurate and should be viewed cautiously. It is important to remember that a proper assessment of the solar panel system’s cost, savings, and return on investment is impossible without a review of your utility bill.
The first step is for us to view your home or land using a Google satellite view to determine your solar panel system eligibility based on shading, roof, and property size.
Analysing your utility bill is the important second step in the quotation process. After that, as we put your bespoke quotation together, we’ll explain the panel type and size that will benefit you the most and discuss the benefits of solar storage batteries with you.
Carrying out the above ensures your system will be sized appropriately to meet your current and projected future demands. This way, your home does not have a system installed that will be bigger or smaller than you need.
Calculating your potential energy cost savings and ROI from solar is impossible without seeing your utility bill and historical usage. If you are serious about discovering whether a solar panel installation for your property in Peterborough is right for you, rest assured this is the standard operating procedure of the best solar companies.
How Does A Solar Panel System Reduce Your Electricity Bill?
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Solar panels are made up of photovoltaic cells that convert sunlight into electricity. When sunlight hits a solar panel, it is absorbed by the photovoltaic cells and is converted into direct current (DC) electricity. The DC electricity is then sent to an inverter, which converts it into alternating current (AC) electricity. This AC electricity can be used to power your home or business or sent back to the grid or your solar storage battery if you are connected to one.
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Photons in sunlight knock electrons loose from the atoms in the photovoltaic cells, generating a flow of electricity.
The photovoltaic cells are made up of layers of semiconductor materials, usually silicon. When sunlight hits the cell, it creates an electric field across the layers.
The electric field causes the electrons to flow, creating a current. Metal conductive plates on the top and bottom of the cell collect the current and direct it through wires to the inverter.
The inverter converts the DC electricity produced by the solar panel into AC electricity, which is the type of electricity used in homes and businesses.
The AC electricity is then sent to a breaker panel, where it is distributed to the electrical devices in your home or business. Any excess electricity can be sent back to the grid if you are connected to one.
Overall, solar panels use the energy from the sun to produce electricity, which can be used to power your home or business and reduce your reliance on fossil fuels.
A solar inverter, also known as a photovoltaic (PV) inverter, converts the direct current (DC) electricity produced by solar panels into alternating current (AC) electricity, which is the type of electricity that is used in most homes and businesses.
Here is how it works:
- The solar panels on the roof of a home or building capture sunlight and convert it into DC electricity.
- The DC electricity is then sent to the solar inverter, which is typically mounted on a suitable wall or in a loft space, maybe in a utility room.
- The inverter converts the DC electricity into AC electricity, which is compatible with the electrical grid and can be used to power appliances and devices in the home or building.
- The AC electricity is then sent to the main electrical panel, also known as the breaker box or fuse box, where it can be distributed to different circuits and outlets throughout the home or building.
Some solar inverters are designed to work with a single solar panel or a small array of panels, while others are designed to work with larger solar systems that have many panels. There are several different types of solar inverters available, including string inverters, microinverters, and central inverters. Each type has its own unique features and benefits, and the best choice for a particular installation will depend on the specific needs and requirements of the system.
As opposed to a “traditional” inverter, micro – inverters are devices that convert direct current (DC) electricity, which is produced by solar panels, into alternating current (AC) electricity, which is the type of electricity that is used in homes and businesses. They are typically installed in photovoltaic (PV) systems to maximize the efficiency of the system and to allow each solar panel to operate independently.
Here’s how microinverters work:
- Solar panels generate DC electricity when they are exposed to sunlight.
- The DC electricity is sent to the microinverter, which is typically mounted on the back of the solar panel or on a nearby wall.
- The microinverter converts the DC electricity into AC electricity using an electronic circuit.
- The AC electricity is then sent to a distribution panel or an electrical load, such as an appliance or a light.
Microinverters have several benefits over traditional inverters, which are used in most PV systems. For example, microinverters allow each solar panel to operate independently, which can increase the overall efficiency of the system. They also allow for easier maintenance and troubleshooting, as each solar panel can be tested and monitored individually. In addition, microinverters are typically more reliable than traditional inverters, as they have fewer components and are less prone to failure
Solar storage batteries are used to store excess energy produced by solar panels so it can be used at a later time, such as when the sun is not shining or during a power outage.
Here’s how they work:
- Solar panels absorb sunlight and convert it into direct current (DC) electricity.
- The DC electricity is sent to a solar inverter, which converts it into alternating current (AC) electricity that can be used by household appliances.
- Any excess solar energy that is not used is sent to a solar storage battery.
- The battery stores the excess energy in the form of chemical energy. When the battery is full, it will stop accepting more energy.
- When the solar panels are not producing enough energy to meet the demand (e.g., at night or during a power outage), the battery will release the stored energy in the form of AC electricity.
- The released energy is then sent to the household’s electrical panel and distributed to appliances as needed.
Solar storage batteries come in a variety of sizes and types, including lead-acid, lithium-ion, and nickel-metal hydride. Each type has its own advantages and disadvantages, such as cost, lifespan, and efficiency.
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Are you a homeowner looking for an alternative energy source to save money on electricity bills? A Solar panel installation for a Peterborough homeowner gives you the opportunity to reduce your energy usage from the grid by between 40% and 80%, depending on whether you have solar battery storage installed as well.
Solar panel installations are now cheaper than before as there has been a drop in the cost of manufacturing solar photovoltaic cells. Plus, there’s an increase in competition amongst solar installation companies. If you care for the environment, installing solar panels can also help you support Peterborough’s target of reducing its CO2 emission by 60% by the year 2025. This is all while generating an income from the extra power that you generate and supply to the grid.
Modern solar systems also have an increased product lifecycle, which means that you will get value for your money in the long term even if the initial cost of installation is high. Well-designed and properly installed solar systems require little maintenance, as you are only required to replace the inverter after 25 years.
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We are committed to helping the cities of Peterborough, Cambridge and Ely transition to zero-carbon lifestyles and help households save energy. The use of solar panels is one of the best ways of reducing the need for fossil fuels and any form of non-renewable energy.
We will come up with a tailor-made solution according to your budget and the size of your roof. The roof surface exposed to direct sunlight is a proper place for your solar panels to be installed. As stated earlier, having a solar battery storage system as a backup for your energy needs will significantly reduce your energy bills and also help you whenever there are power blackouts.
Another benefit of solar panels is that you can generate some income by sending your surplus energy generated through the solar panels back to the national grid. Unlike the previous Feed-in-Tariff, the current Smart Export Guarantee allows homeowners to negotiate short-term contracts with different operators. This enables them to choose the provider who bids the highest fare and without exit fees. Solar panel owners in the UK can earn up to £600 per year from the sold electricity.
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We understand all the benefits of installing modern solar energy solutions for your home. Some of the solar technologies you can choose from include:
Monocrystalline: These are the best choice for home applications due to their efficiency. Their design and construction allow more efficiency at higher temperatures. Monocrystalline solar panels are also more durable compared to others. You should, however, be prepared to pay higher for high quality and efficient technology.
Polycrystalline: Most homeowners choose these solar panels as they are less expensive and still highly efficient.
Thin-film: These solar panels are lightweight and highly portable. The technology is not yet popular among homeowners as it is still under development. Most people use these solar panels for mobile homes, boats and camper vans. There is a possibility that this technology may be the cheapest option in the future.
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No matter how good your solar panel installation is, you cannot get maximum efficiency if you’re not incorporating solar battery storage.
You need solar battery storage for storing the excess and unused energy from your solar panels. Solar panels only generate electricity during the day, but we still need electricity at night. Without the batteries, your solar system will only be beneficial during the day, plus all the energy that is not in use will be lost.
On January 1st 2020, the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) was launched in the UK.
All Generators (you) who wish to receive payment for the electricity which they export back to the National Grid will need to apply to a SEG Licensee (an electricity supplier which offers a SEG tariff).
SEG Licensees must offer a SEG tariff to all eligible Generators.
Each SEG Licensee will have details of their specific application process on their website. Details of SEG payments (including amount due and contract length) will be determined by your chosen SEG Licensee. Any SEG tariff offered must always remain above zero. Generators are also entitled to payments based upon actual meter readings, even if some suppliers offer deals with alternative payment models.
Please note that you can apply for a SEG tariff with any SEG Licensee – your SEG Licensee does not need to be the same company as your current energy supplier. You can choose to use separate companies for your SEG payments, electricity supply, and your gas supply if you wish.
As of February 2022 the SEG payments were from 0.5p per kWh to 7.5p per kWh. depending on your Licensee.
Let’s look at some scenarios here regarding your (the generator’s) use of electricity if the household is out of the house for most of the day. Things like the washing machine, dishwasher and any other “heavy users” are not programmed to come on during daylight hours, so the excess power you generate is being fed into the grid. You’ll be paid their SEG rate depending on your utility company (Licensee).
Were the excess power that your system generates when the house is empty or just not being used – being stored in your solar storage battery for later use, that would save you buying electricity from your supplier at “ballpark” 34p per kWh at the heaviest time for use of electricity for most households.
We invite you to contact us for a free feasibility study to ascertain the correct solar battery storage size for your requirements. It’s worth noting that a solar storage battery installed with solar panels is rated at 0% VAT. If the storage battery is fitted retrospectively, it’s rated at 20%!
Solar batteries’ capacity may drop slightly over time, but the return on your investment is worth it if you have high-quality batteries. They will give you a longer lifecycle. Below are some solar batteries you can use for your solar systems.
Lead-acid Batteries: Lead-acid batteries are more affordable than Lithium-ion batteries. These batteries are further classified as flooded or sealed solar batteries. Flooded lead-acid batteries require more maintenance than sealed solar batteries but have a longer lifespan. A flooded lead-acid battery lasts 5 to 7 years, and a sealed one lasts 3 to 5 years.
Lithium-ion Batteries: Most homeowners prefer these batteries because they are more compact and have more capacity. Unlike Lead-acid batteries that last five years, Lithium-ion batteries from reputable manufacturers last a minimum of 10 years. You will pay a little more for this type of battery, but you will get a better return on your investment in the long run.
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Our mission is to help you reduce and then control your electricity bill. We want you to be able to self-consume as much of the green energy your solar array produces, rather than export any excess back into the grid. At the same time, creating a kinder and more sustainable future, together.
We’re relentless in our pursuit of transforming living and working environments with green energy solutions.
We install hundreds of homes and businesses in the UK with our renewable energy products, car chargers and smart devices. We are local to you, wherever you are in the UK and together with our employed installation engineers, can help your home or business to generate your own green energy and seriously reduce your bill.
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Rather than exporting excess generation back to the grid as per a standard PV system, with our intelligent eddi power diverter, that extra power generation is instead diverted back to your heating systems, thus heating water on 100% self generated green energy.
Your eddi power diverter will include a grid current sensor, aka a CT Clamp (Current Transformer), which monitors your power generation and diverts the excess to your heating devices. The eddi logs all energy saving data to enable ongoing savings by optimising usage.
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Light energy produced by the sun is called a photon. It is the most basic, fundamental particle of all light. It is these photons in natural daylight that are converted by solar panel cells to produce electricity. This small bundle of electromagnetic energy is constantly in motion. Simply put, a solar panel works by allowing photons, or particles of light, to bounce into electrons setting them free from atoms, generating a flow of electricity.
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Some Solar Panel Installation Frequently Asked Questions:
Yes, it is still worth installing solar panels in Peterborough, UK. Apart from reducing your carbon footprint, solar panels are an investment that can help you save money on your energy bills. Solar panels have been shown to reduce energy costs by up to 50%. Additionally, the technology behind solar panels has significantly improved over the years, making them more efficient than ever before. This means you can generate more energy for your home with fewer panels. With the unpredictability of energy prices, investing in solar panels offers homeowners a secure, long-term energy source that can provide benefits for years.
Solar panels are made up of a complex network of materials and technology designed to convert the energy from the sun into usable electricity. The cost of a solar panel is not just based on the price of its raw materials but also on factors such as manufacturing, research and development, transportation, installation, and warranties. A solar panel’s average cost depends on its size, efficiency, and capacity. Each panel is unique and can serve different purposes depending on the project’s requirements. The best way to determine the cost of a solar panel is to consult solar panel installers in Peterborough.
The amount of solar power you need depends on various factors, like the size of your home, your daily energy consumption, and your geographical location. A residential solar system can typically generate 1-10 kW of electricity. Suppose you want to reduce your dependency on the grid ultimately. In that case, you will need a system that can produce more energy than your household needs. Moreover, your location’s climate is essential in determining how much solar power you require, as places with more sun will produce more solar energy than cloudy areas. Consult a solar expert who can help you assess your energy requirements and design a solar system tailored to your needs. If you are looking for professionals for solar panel installation in Peterborough, contact us now!
Yes, electricians are qualified to install the best solar panels. In fact, many electricians have added solar panel installation to their range of services. The skills needed to install and connect solar panels to a home or business’s electrical system are very similar to those used in electrical work. It is essential to choose an electrician with experience with solar panel installations who understands this work’s unique safety considerations and wiring requirements. So, you’re thinking of going solar. In that case, you can count on a qualified electrician to handle the job safely and professionally.
Suppose you’re searching for a reliable, experienced solar panel installer in Peterborough, UK. In that case, there are a few ways to go about it. One of the most common and effective methods is to search for solar panel installers in Peterborough through online directories or search engines. Alternatively, ask for recommendations from family members, friends or colleagues who have had solar panels installed in their homes or businesses. Another option is to look out for local events or expos that feature renewable energy and solar panel installation companies. This can allow you to interact with potential installers, ask questions, and compare prices and services.
Solar panel installers in Peterborough, UK earn a good salary that aligns with industry standards. The pay varies based on the company and experience level. On average, solar installers in Peterborough earn a decent income for their work. More importantly, this sector offers job stability and opportunities for growth as the industry continues to expand. Additionally, the role of installers goes beyond setting up solar panels. They play a critical role in ensuring solar power systems run effectively, providing energy-saving solutions to homeowners and businesses in Peterborough and the UK.
Anyone can install solar panels in Peterborough, UK, if they comply with the local planning permission requirements and the UK building regulations. Installing solar panels is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and save on electricity bills. However, it is highly recommended to hire a professional installer with experience in solar panel installation to ensure the safety and quality of the installation. By hiring a qualified solar panel installer, you can have peace of mind knowing that the installation meets all safety and quality standards. It is always essential to research and ask for recommendations when choosing an installer to ensure the best results.
The longevity of solar batteries varies depending on factors such as the type of battery, storage temperature, and depth of discharge. On average, lead-acid batteries, the most common type, have a shelf life of around 1-2 years. However, proper storage and maintenance can last up to 5 years. Lithium-ion batteries have a much longer shelf life, ranging from 5-15 years. It’s important to note that batteries lose capacity over time, regardless of use. Therefore, it’s crucial to regularly monitor and maintain the charge levels of your solar batteries, especially when they’re in storage. Contact reliable solar battery storage companies in Peterborough if you have any queries.
The best solar battery bank for cold weather would be one that is specifically designed to withstand extreme temperatures and provide reliable power even in freezing conditions. Look for a battery bank with a high cold cranking amperage (CCA) rating, as this will ensure that the battery can start up in cold weather. Also, ensure the battery is insulated and can handle sub-zero temperatures without losing its charge. Consider choosing a battery with lithium-ion technology, as it performs better in cold weather than traditional lead-acid batteries. Remember to check the manufacturer’s recommendations for cold weather to ensure the best performance.
Yes, it is definitely worth getting solar panels and solar battery Peterborough UK. With climate change and environmental concerns becoming increasingly urgent, we must do what we can to reduce our reliance on non-renewable energy sources. Solar panels generate clean, renewable energy from the sun, reducing our carbon footprint and decreasing our impact on the planet. By storing this energy in a battery, you can use it anytime, even when the sun isn’t shining, reducing your dependence on traditional energy sources. Additionally, solar panels can increase the value of your home and provide cost savings over time.