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Solar Panel Installation Axbridge Somerset (BS26): Your property in Axbridge is well situated to reap the benefits of solar power installations, but what are the benefits in having such a system installed? There are Government funded grants and schemes to greatly reduce the costs involved, and the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG), that replaced the earlier feed-in tariff scheme in 2019, can even yield a modest income from your solar installation.

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The production of electricity by capturing the the sun's energy has the technical term "solar photovoltaic" or solar PV. It's possible to obtain excellent results from an installation on the roof of your property, as there is sufficient sunlight in Axbridge for solar PV to function effectively. This means it is perfectly possible to reduce your overall power bills, and even gain a small return on your original investment with the SEG scheme, selling unneeded electricity back to your provider.

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To help homeowners in Axbridge reduce their carbon footprint and save energy, they can use the Green Homes Grant to balance out any initial outlay on solar power panels. You can submit an application for this grant, which was announced in July 2020, of between 5 and 10 thousand pounds if you're applying particular green energy measures to your property. When you couple the Green Homes Grant with the SEG it's easy to see why you have a great opportunity to consider solar panels for your property in Axbridge.


There is always a continuous need for hot water in every business and household in Axbridge. Even during winter there's ample sunshine to preheat your home's water and consequently reduce the amount of gas or electricity consumed to get the water up to temperature. In the summer months it's even possible to have all your hot water needs fulfilled with nothing but a photovoltaic thermal system installed.

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Schemes available to Axbridge householders include the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The RHI, which was formerly only available to commercial businesses, was extended for residential use on the 9th April 2014, to encourage property owners to change to renewable solutions. If you choose to take up the RHI, the scheme carries on for 7 years and is backed by a government guarantee. If your home in Axbridge qualifies to sign up for the RHI, you will get a cash return every three months over the period of seven years.


If you think you are ready to install solar panels on your Axbridge property, you must consider the following issues:

  1. Do you need planning permission? - In the majority of cases you'll not need to apply for planning permission on your Axbridge home for solar PV panels on the roof. Your local authority can provide guidance on planning permission if your home own a listed building, reside in a conservation area or have a flat roof.
  2. Does your roof face in a southerly or south-westerly direction? - This is the best direction to absorb the maximum possible amount of sunlight on your solar PV.
  3. What effect on property values can solar panel installations have? - Solar panel installations have been known to both negatively and positively affect house prices. It is really a hard decision to make, nevertheless in most circumstances a solar panel installation improves the market value of your home, because people in general are becoming more environmentally aware about their impact on the planet.
  4. Is your home's roof affected by buildings, tall trees or other obstructions which create shade on it? - Shade can seriously affect the effectiveness of solar panels and severe shading can even render them useless.
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Noise Pollution - You won't experience noise pollution from a solar PV system. That's not the case with other green energy options. Wind turbine generators for instance can irritate and annoy people with the low frequency noises they emit. Given that there aren't any moving parts in solar panel installations in Axbridge, there is no noise involved.

Reducing Bills - The sun is the largest free energy source we know. So, why not take full advantage of all that available energy that's simply there for everyone? You'll find that your electricity bills will go down, once you have invested in the installation of your solar panels The extent of those savings will probably be between £90 and £370 annually on your electric bill in the Axbridge area, but that will depend upon the number of solar PV panels you install.

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint - Solar PV and solar thermal systems both provide, renewable green energy. The application of such "green" systems can knock almost two tonnes off your yearly carbon emissions.

Maintenance - Solar panel installations in Axbridge are virtually maintenance free. The panels require only an annual clean and should provide green energy for at least 25 years. If you opt for battery storage these will need to be changed over time, however battery technology is continually progressing and they're becoming longer lasting and more efficient each year.

Extra Income - With the SEG, any unneeded electrical power produced by solar panels can be purchased by your energy provider. This could be used as a credit towards your quarterly electric bill, or as cash paid directly to you. This is in the shape of a short-term contract that is set up between the electricity supplier and the homeowner. These short-term contracts provide property owners with the ability to switch electricity suppliers and get the best available tariffs whenever they need to.


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Try to get at least 3 price quotes from different suppliers in Axbridge and do not hesitate to ask friends, neighbours and family for advice if they have had a solar installation on their house. Always enquire about schemes and grants when you're getting a quote, as this could make your solar installation even more cost-effective.

It's also advisable to ask any prospective solar installation company about their past work. To highlight the work they do on all sorts of properties, a professional and competent solar installation company in Axbridge will have an extensive portfolio.

The green energy industry is a rapidly growing business and there are several professional organisations, associations and trade bodies to support their members. These trade bodies are important for any company or individual in the green energy sector, providing safety regulations, technology advances and training to their members. Watch out for membership of one or more of these associations when choosing your solar installation company in Axbridge.

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) - The Renewable Energy Association (REA) is Great Britain's premier trade body for the clean technology and green energy industry. The REA uses its power to influence governmental policy for sustainable energy sources, and offers training facilities for over five hundred member companies as it strives for net-zero carbon emissions in the UK.

The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) - The MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) is the mark that all equipment, and solar panel installers, should have in the UK. A contractor that is recognised by the MCS, has a crew that is qualified and fully trained, and supplies only top quality renewable energy equipment.

The Solar Trade Association - Continually on the front line of renewable technology, the Solar Trade Association works along with local councils, industry and Government to deliver solar solutions throughout the country. Its membership ranges from small scale residential installers to multi-national companies, and all are widely acknowledged within the solar sector.

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Solar panel installers can be accessed in the Axbridge area, together with: Weare, Cheddar, Cocklake, Winscombe,, Shipham, Locking, Brinscombe, Badgeworth, Churchill, Sandford, Crickham, Compton Bishop, Banwell, Cross, Draycott, plus places with postcodes like: BS26 2FG, BS26 2DT, BS26 2BX, BS26 2BJ, BS26 2BP, BS26 2DW, BS26 2PE, BS26 2DJ, BS26 2WJ, BS26 2BL. If they have the telephone code 01934 and the postcode BS26, it is probable that they operate in Axbridge or somewhere close by. This might be one thing that you can confirm if you wish to ensure you hire a locally based solar panel installer. Axbridge homeowners have access to these renewable energy services at any time necessary.

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Just about the last thing on your mind when you're looking to have solar photovoltaic panels installed in Axbridge, is how you're going to clean them. As having grubby solar panels can have an impact on their efficiency, it's advisable for you to plan how you can keep your solar panels clean at the outset. There are actually some automatic cleaning solutions for solar panel systems, and even though these can be quite pricey, they should be installed simultaneously with your panels, if you opt to go down that route.

Although solar panels can be kept quite clean by the natural action of the rain, you shouldn't rely on this exclusively. Over the weeks they will experience a build-up of grease and grime that will certainly have a negative impact on the efficiency of your solar panels, although they may appear to be reasonably clean from the ground. To make sure that a substantial accumulation of muck does not occur, an annual cleaning itinerary will need to be organised. These days, some jet washing machines (for example Karcher) come with innovative cleaning devices, so it might be entirely possible for you to keep your own solar panels clean. If this isn't plausible you could employ the professional services of a local solar panel cleaning company in Axbridge, or a window cleaner offering this type of service.

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Current Somerset solar panel installer requests: Mr and Mrs Boon wanted a quotation for having solar energy panels fitted to the roof of their bungalow in Misterton, Somerset. Mr and Mrs Karim were enquiring about having solar panels fitted to their cottage roof in Axbridge. Zofia Foster in Old Cleeve needed to install some solar energy panels. Casper and Alba Dove wanted an estimate for having solar panels installed on their home's roof in West Buckland, Somerset. Remy and Amelia-Grace Churchill were enquiring about getting solar energy panels fitted to their cottage roof in Pill, Somerset. Mrs Emilija Watts wanted solar panel cleaning in Wiveliscombe. Ashton and Marwah Harper were interested in getting solar energy panels fitted to their property's roof in Shepton Mallet, Somerset. Mrs Skylar Glover in Temple Cloud, Somerset wanted some solar PV panels installed. All of these Somerset householders searched for "solar panels Somerset" and came across this web page on Bing, Yahoo or Google.

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In Somerset you'll also find: Timsbury solar panel engineers, Old Cleeve solar panel engineers, Wraxall solar installers, Dundry solar panel fitters, Backwell solar panel installers, Evercreech solar panel engineers, Wembdon solar panel installers, Ilchester solar panel engineers, Williton solar installers, Butleigh solar panel fitters, Cleeve solar panel fitters, Chard solar panel installers, Bleadon solar panel technicians, Staplegrove solar panel engineers, Batheaston solar panel engineers, Monkton Heathfield solar panel technicians, Coleford solar panel installation, Curry Rivel solar panel installers, Wrington solar installers, Chard solar installers, Keinton Mandeville solar installers, Failand solar panel technicians, South Petherton solar panel installation, Radstock solar installers, Tatworth solar installers, Failand solar panel installation, Beckington solar panel engineers, Batheaston solar panel installation, Monkton Heathfield solar installers, Churchill solar panel engineers.

When you are on the lookout for solar panel companies, it mightn't always be possible to find someone suitable in Axbridge itself, but as there are loads of people in every district of Somerset who will be able to help you with solar panel installation, you should certainly be able to find somebody nearby.

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Also find: solar panel installers, Brinscombe solar panel installers, Sandford solar panel installers, Banwell solar panel installers, Weare solar panel installers, Compton Bishop solar panel installers, Draycott solar panel installers, Churchill solar panel installers, Cocklake solar panel installers, Cross solar panel installers, Crickham solar panel installers, Winscombe solar panel installers, Locking solar panel installers, Shipham solar panel installers, Cheddar solar panel installers, Badgeworth solar panel installer services and more. All these villages and towns are serviced by companies who fit solar panels. Axbridge property owners can get quotations by clicking here.

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Homeowners in the following Axbridge places have only recently asked about the installation of solar panels: Parsonage Lane, St Mary's Street, Horn's Lane, Cross Lane, Bailiffs Close, Moorland Street, Barnabas Close, Wall Green, Farthing Combe, Moor Green, Penn Way, Jubilee Road, Parkfield Road, Old Church Road, Bailiffs' Wall, Hippisley Drive, Strawberry Field, Chestnut Avenue, Cheddar Road, Knightstone Close, Manor Court Gardens, Meadow Street, West Street, Winscombe Hill, Starrs Close, and in these postcodes: BS26 2FG, BS26 2DT, BS26 2BX, BS26 2BJ, BS26 2BP, BS26 2DW, BS26 2PE, BS26 2DJ, BS26 2WJ, BS26 2BL. Work was accomplished in these places by experts in solar panels. Axbridge property owners were given reliable and professional solar services in all cases.

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