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Oakwood Solar Panel Installation

Solar Panel Installation Oakwood Greater London (N14): If you're considering installing solar panels, either for electricity generation or thermal (hot water), for your Oakwood property, it is helpful to get some information about the pluses and minuses of what's involved. There's no doubt that the time looks ripe for taking this step, with Government grants and deals to greatly reduce the outlay, and the possibility of selling back unused energy via the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) scheme.

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SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS

The generation of electricity from the sun is usually called "solar photovoltaic", often shortened to solar PV. Excellent results and power production can be accomplished by solar panels installed on your Oakwood property. This means that it is entirely possible to reduce your overall energy bills, and perhaps even gain a small return on your investment through the SEG, selling extra electricity back to your provider.

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The Green Homes Grant is a scheme to help property owners save energy and reduce their carbon footprint, and can be used to cover a large part of the cost of a solar power panels. If you're considering energy saving renovations to your property, it is possible to make an application for up to £10,000 in grants by making use of this scheme, which was launched by the Government in July 2020. When you couple the Green Homes Grant with the SEG it is easy to see why you have the perfect opportunity to consider a solar panel system for your Oakwood home.

SOLAR THERMAL SYSTEMS

Solar powered installations will enable you to lower your heating bills using nothing but free power from the sun's rays. Even during wintertime there is enough sunshine to preheat your water supply and consequently lower the amount of gas or electricity that's consumed to get the water up to temperature. As the seasons get warmer you'll realise that your energy bills reduce even further, and summer should see all of your hot water demands being fulfilled by a solar powered thermal system.

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Solar thermal systems can also be included in the RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive) scheme. Once available only to the commercial sector, the RHI was introduced for domestic use in April 2014. If you choose to take up the RHI, the plan lasts for 7 years and is backed by a government guarantee. Eligible subscribers to the RHI receive a quarterly cash return, determined by the size and type of equipment in place, which lasts the whole 7 years covered by the scheme.

CONSIDERATIONS FOR SOLAR

There are a number of details you'll want to think about before you begin any installation on your Oakwood property:

  1. Will installing solar panels affect the value of my home? - As reported by the Homeowners Association, it has been found that negative and positive variations have been made in the past because of solar power installations on properties. Recent research indicates however, that due to the growing environmental awareness, solar installations are having more positive effects on property values than they were previously.
  2. Does your roof have a south or south-west facing direction? - This is the optimum direction to absorb the maximum possible amount of sunlight with your solar PV.
  3. Are you the owner of a home which might require planning permission for the installation of solar panels? - Generally speaking you should not need planning permission for installing solar panels to your home in Oakwood. But if you own a listed building, have a flat roof or live in a conservation area, you'll have to check with your local authority of any specific limitations that might affect you.
  4. Does your home's roof have any overhanging trees or tall buildings that throw shade on it? - Any shade on the solar panels will lower their working capability and may even make them largely ineffective.
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THE BENEFITS OF SOLAR

Reducing Bills - The sun is the largest free energy source we know. Therefore why don't you harvest that energy in your property? After you have invested in the installation of your solar PV panels you will find that your electricity bills will be lower. Just how much that is will be determined by the extent of your installation, but even a typical sized PV system can see savings of between ninety and three hundred and seventy pounds a year on your electricity bill in the Oakwood area.

Low-Maintenance - There is very little maintenance needed for solar panel installations in Oakwood. Besides the odd clean, the panels can be left alone and will carry on working and generate power for a minimum of 25 years. If your solar panel installation uses batteries for storage, these will have to be swapped out every few years, but because this technology is continuously developing, efficiency and battery life is progressing each year.

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint - Any solar panel installation you are thinking about, thermal or PV, will generate renewable, green energy for your household. The energy generated by solar panels does not create pollutants or emissions and could save nearly two tonnes of damaging carbon emissions from your Oakwood property every year.

Extra Income - If your solar system generates more power than you use, you're able to sell this back to your utility supplier via the SEG (Smart Export Guarantee) scheme. This can be by way of cash payments or as credit to your utility bill every quarter. This Government supported scheme is a contract between the homeowner and their electricity provider. This means you aren't locked into one electricity company and can switch providers to get a cheaper tariff when the contract comes up for renewal.

Noise Pollution - There's no sound associated with solar installations. Wind turbine generators which make electricity can create noise which certain people find irritating or annoying. With solar panel installations in Oakwood there aren't any moving parts and subsequently no noise is generated.

FINDING A CERTIFIED INSTALLER

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Try to obtain at least 3 quotes from different suppliers in Oakwood and never be afraid to ask family, friends and neighbours for advice if they've had a solar installation on their house. When getting a quotation, ask about grants on offer in the Oakwood area for renewable energy schemes, to help in reducing the initial outlay for buying and installing your solar powered system.

It's also advisable to ask any potential solar company about their previous work. A quality solar installation company in Oakwood will be delighted to showcase their experience in the green energy industry and their list of past clients, by offering a portfolio for you to browse through.

There are some professional associations, bodies and organisations that are specific to the green energy industry. Offering technology advances, safety regulations and training to their registered members, these trade organisations are vital for any individual or company involved in the renewable energy industry. Watch out for membership of one or more of the following trade bodies when picking your solar panel installer in Oakwood.

MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) - Accreditation from the MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) is a requirement for all small scale renewable energy systems and their installation teams to have within the United Kingdom. The MCS offers recognition in the solar energy industry, and is a mark of quality for the solar installation company, and all of its supplied solar energy equipment. The Microgeneration Certification Scheme supports and champions the following sustainable technologies: biomass heat generation, air source heat pumps (ASHP's), battery storage systems and solar PV panels.

The Renewable Energy Association - Within the clean technology and renewable energy sector, the largest professional body is the Renewable Energy Association. It has a commitment to building a zero carbon economy by providing education and training to around 500 member companies, and using its powers to influence governmental policy towards sustainable energy sources.

The Solar Trade Association - Provides leading-edge technology training and solutions by working closely with local authorities, industry and Government agencies, as well as leading players in the alternative and solar energy industry. From small-scale generation on domestic properties, to large solar energy farms, the Solar Trade Association provides training and support on installations, equipment and is an established frontrunner in the solar generation industry.

Solar Panel Installer Quotes in Oakwood Greater London

Solar panel installation companies don't of course just offer their services in Oakwood itself, but also in nearby towns and villages such as Whetstone, North Finchley, Edmonton, East Barnet Village, Chase Side, Cockfosters, Enfield, South Barnet, Waltham Cross, Freezy Water, Ponders End, Botany Bay, Barnet, Osidge, Arnos Grove, World's End, and elsewhere in Greater London. Checking this will ensure you access locally based providers of solar panels. Oakwood property owners can utilise these and lots of other related services.

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I guess that when you're thinking about having solar panels installed in Oakwood, pretty much the last consideration is the cleaning of them. Actually, this is a fairly important consideration right from the beginning, given that having dirty panels can negatively affect their efficiency and cost you money in the long run. While it will raise the cost of installation it is possible to install automatic cleaning systems for your solar panels, and it is best to have these fitted at the time that your solar panels are installed.

While a lot of "experts" may tell you that solar panels are adequately cleaned by the normal action of the rain, that isn't wholly true. When gazing up from ground level, they might appear reasonably clean, but over time all solar panels will develop a thin coating of grease and grime that will definitely have an adverse effect on their effectiveness. You'll need to organise a routine panel cleaning schedule if you do not have an automatic cleaning system installed (which to be fair, the majority of folks in Oakwood don't). Nowadays, some of the better power washers (like Karcher) come with innovative cleaning attachments, therefore it might be a possibility for you to clean your own panels. Or you might prefer to come to an arrangement with a local Oakwood solar panel cleaning company, or maybe even a window cleaner (many of them offer this service).

Applications of Solar PV Panels

  • Standalone Photovoltaic Systems
  • Solar Heating
  • Solar Portables
  • Solar Hybrid Power Systems
  • Rooftop Solar Panel Systems
  • Concentrated Photovoltaics
  • Solar Vehicles
  • Photovoltaic Power Stations
  • Solar Lighting
  • Solar Aircraft

Greater London Solar Panel Enquiries

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The latest Greater London solar panel installer postings: Miss Malaika Sissons was asking about estimates for getting solar energy installations installed on the roof of her terraced house in Enfield Highway. Braxton and Harriett Langton were enquiring about having solar panels installed on their property in Osterley, Greater London. Denis Bates in North Sheen, Greater London needed to install some solar panels. Mr Montague Whitehouse was enquiring about getting solar panels fitted to the roof of his terraced house in New Cross, Greater London. Mr and Mrs Rahman wanted a quote for having solar panels fitted to their property's roof in Pinner. Antony Faulkner wanted a price quote for getting solar energy installations installed on the roof of his semi-detached house in Upper Ruxley, Greater London. Miss Star Hawkins was asking about getting solar panels installed on her house in Grange Park, Greater London. Kaleb and Madison Sisson wanted a quote for getting solar energy panels fitted to their home's roof in Balham, Greater London. All these property owners conducted a search for "solar panels Greater London" and came across this page on either Yahoo, Google or Bing.

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Also find: North Finchley solar panels, Osidge solar panels, Waltham Cross solar panels, World's End solar panels, Botany Bay solar panels, Arnos Grove solar panels, Whetstone solar panels, Ponders End solar panels, Freezy Water solar panels, South Barnet solar panels, Enfield solar panels, Edmonton solar panels, Barnet solar panels, Chase Side solar panels, East Barnet Village solar panels, Cockfosters solar panel installer services and more. All these places are catered for by companies who install solar panels. Oakwood home and property owners can get estimates by going here.

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Solar Panel Installations Around Oakwood

Householders in the following Oakwood places have recently asked for advice about solar panel installation: Oakwood View, The Vale, Balaams Lane, Ivy Road, Blagden's Lane, Park Road, Moynihan Drive, Imber Close, Wayside Close, John Bradshaw Road, Grant Close, Osidge Lane, Waterfall Close, Tresilian Avenue, Chase Way, Avenue Road, Florey Square, Hanbury Drive, Pine Close, Greenway, Chase Side, The Green, Ashfield Parade, Houndsden Road, Treves Close, Orchard Avenue, Byland Close, and in these postcodes: N14 4NX, N14 4NR, N14 4LH, N14 4HG, N14 4HW, N14 4EG, N14 4NY, N14 4PF, N14 4EE, N14 4BZ. These locations recently saw activity by specialists in solar panels. Oakwood home and property owners enjoyed high quality and reliable solar services in all cases.

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(This solar panels Oakwood page was reviewed and updated on 29-07-2022)