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Solar Panel Installation Winkfield Berkshire (SL4): Property in Winkfield is nicely situated to make use of solar installations, but what are the pros and cons in having one of these systems installed? There's never been a felicitous time to look at solar energy installation with the SEG (Smart Export Guarantee), allowing you to sell back any extra power that you generate.

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The proper name for producing electricity from the sun's rays is "solar photovoltaic", or just, solar PV. In Winkfield, and all over the British Isles in general, more than enough sunlight can be utilised by photovoltaic solar panels to achieve decent results from a system installed on your property. If you wish to lower your current power bills and can properly position a photovoltaic panel installation on your home, you can also receive money from your electricity provider courtesy of the Smart Export Guarantee scheme.

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There are also ways to reduce the initial outlay of any solar PV installation by sending in an application for a Green Homes Grant. You are able to make an application for this grant, which was announced in July 2020, of between £5,000 - £10,000 if you are applying particular green energy improvements to your home. When you link the Green Homes Grant with the SEG it's easy to see why you've got an ideal opportunity to consider a solar energy installation for your Winkfield property.


Every household and business requires hot water, so why wouldn't you use the sunlight to generate it? Even during winter there is enough sunlight to preheat your water and consequently lower the quantity of electricity or gas that's consumed to get the water up to temperature. Summertime can see all of your hot water demands being fulfilled with a solar powered thermal system installed on your Winkfield home.

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Solar panel thermal installations can be included on the RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive) scheme. Since 2011 only available to business, the Renewable Heat Incentive was introduced for domestic use in April 2014. If you choose to adopt the Renewable Heat Incentive, the package carries on for seven years and is backed by a government guarantee. All qualified subscribers to the scheme will get a quarterly cash pay out for the duration of the scheme.


If you think you are ready to install solar panels on your Winkfield home, you need to think about the following issues:

  1. Do you own a property which might need planning permission for the installation of solar panels? - In the vast majority of scenarios you'll not need to apply for planning permission on your Winkfield property for solar PV panels on your roof. Only if your home is listed, in a conservation area or if you have a flat roof will you have to check up on the restrictions in place with your local authority.
  2. Do solar panels on my property have any effect on its resale value? - Solar panels have been known to both positively and negatively impact on property prices. Recent research however indicates, that owing to the growing awareness in environmental concerns, solar energy installations are showing more positive impacts on property values than previously.
  3. Does your roof have any overhanging trees or tall buildings nearby that throw shade on it? - Shade can seriously reduce the efficiency of any solar panel and severe shading could even make them more or less worthless.
  4. Does your roof face south or south-west? - Solar panels need to face in this direction in the Northern Hemisphere to capture the maximum possible amount of energy from the sun's rays.
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Generate Income - If your solar installation produces more electricity than you use, you're able to sell this back to your utility provider through the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) scheme. The SEG scheme offers three monthly payments direct to you, or can be credited towards your energy bills. The Smart Export Guarantee is a Government backed, contract between the house owner and the utility provider. The short term contract is a benefit to consumers as it permits them to swap providers for the cheapest tariffs whenever the contract is finished.

Low-Maintenance - Solar PV installations in Winkfield are relatively maintenance free. The panels require only once yearly cleaning and will probably give good service for at least twenty five years. If you choose battery storage these will have to be exchanged once in a while, however battery technology is constantly progressing and they are becoming more efficient and longer lasting year on year.

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint - Creating green, renewable energy for your home is possible using either thermal or solar PV installations on your house. The energy generated by solar panels creates no pollutants or emissions and could save nearly 2 tonnes of damaging carbon emissions from your property in Winkfield annually.

There's No Noise - Solar panels and the associated equipment gives off no sound. Other alternative energy solutions, like wind turbines, can make sounds which a lot of people in Winkfield find distressing. With solar panel installations in Winkfield there are no moving parts and therefore no noise is produced.

Reduced Bills - There is no charge for the greatest source of energy we know: the sun. Therefore why not collect that energy for your home? Aside from the original expenditure to install your solar panels, there should be very little maintenance fees to worry about, and you will start to see a reduction in your electricity bills immediately. The extent of your solar panel installation will affect the the amount of savings you can obtain, but a typical solar energy system could save you ninety and three hundred and seventy pounds (depending on your situation) annually on your bills.


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Always obtain a minimum of 3 estimates from different suppliers in Winkfield and don't be afraid to ask friends, family and neighbours for advice if they have had solar panels installed on their property. When getting a quote, ask about grants available in the Winkfield area for sustainable energy schemes, to help reduce the initial outlay for buying and installing your solar powered system.

It's also wise to ask any potential solar panel installer about their past work. A professional company in Winkfield should have a photographic portfolio of installations and clients, for you to see their working standards and experience in the green energy industry.

There are professional organisations, associations and bodies that are specific to the green energy industry. These organisations offer training, qualifications and support on all health & safety, working practices and equipment for all elements of solar, and other green energy generation systems. Look for membership of one or more of the following associations when choosing your solar panel installer in Winkfield.

The Solar Trade Association (STA) - Working with industry, Government agencies and local authorities to provide the best solutions in solar technologies, the STA functions at the spearhead of technology. From localised residential installers to multi-national organisations, its members are well regarded in the solar generation industry.

MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) - Accreditation from the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is a necessity for all small scale renewable energy systems and their installation teams to hold throughout Britain. It shows a technician is competent in the right methods of the installation of any equipment, and that the system provided has been approved for use.

REA - In the British Isles, the Renewable Energy Association (REA) is the premier trade organisation for technicians working in the clean technology and renewable energy sector. It represents more than 500 member companies and is dedicated to providing training and influencing Government policy towards a zero carbon economy.

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People located outside of Winkfield in areas such as Hawthorn Hill, Warfield, Binfield, Ascot, Cranbourne, Winkfield Row, Sunninghill, Maiden's Green, Shurlock Row, Nuptown, Englefield Green, Popeswood, Moneyrow Green, Jealott's Hill, Fifield, Sunningdale, Oakley Green, Bracknell, White Waltham, are also able to take advantage of such solar installation services.

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I suppose that when you're thinking about having solar panels installed in Winkfield, just about the last thing on your mind is keeping them clean. Even so, because having grubby panels can have a negative impact on their efficacy, it's advisable to have a plan for keeping them clean right from the outset. Automatic cleaning systems can be bought for solar panels, and if this is of interest to you, it is better to get them mounted simultaneously with your panels, though naturally this is going to increase your initial outlay.

It's been widely stated that the action of rain will keep your panels acceptably clean, although you shouldn't take this as gospel. Even though they might look quite clean from ground level, they'll frequently have a thin coating of grime and grease that will definitely have an adverse impact on the functionality of your solar panels. You'll need to organise a regular cleaning schedule if you're not installing an automatic cleaning system (which to be fair, the majority of people in Winkfield don't). You might be in a position to carry this out yourself - there are attachments available for jet washing machines (like Karcher). If this is not plausible you could hire the professional services of a local cleaning company in Winkfield, or a window cleaner specialising in this type of service (which some do).

Applications of Solar Power Panels

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  • Standalone PV Systems
  • Solar Aircraft
  • Solar-Powered Water Purification
  • Concentrated Photovoltaics
  • Photovoltaic Power Stations
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Solar Hybrid Power Systems

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Current Berkshire solar panel installer customer job requests: Elliott Khan was enquiring about getting solar panels installed on the roof of his semi-detached house in Poyle. Vinnie and Dorothy Coll were interested in getting solar panels installed on the roof of their property in Charvil, Berkshire. Arham and Caitlyn Lunn were interested in getting solar panels installed on their home's roof in Winnersh, Berkshire. Nate and Teigan Kelsey were interested in getting solar energy panels installed on their house in Wexham. Mrs Emmeline Spicer in Beenham wanted some solar energy panels. Mr Antoni Sanders was thinking about getting solar PV panels installed on the roof of his home in Wraysbury, Berkshire. Aysha Miller in Sulhamstead, Berkshire wanted some solar PV panels installed. Mrs Gracie-May Chandler wanted a quotation for getting solar PV panels fitted to the roof of her cottage in Inkpen, Berkshire.


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Also find: Winkfield Row solar panels, Nuptown solar panels, Oakley Green solar panels, Popeswood solar panels, Binfield solar panels, Englefield Green solar panels, Moneyrow Green solar panels, Fifield solar panels, Hawthorn Hill solar panels, Maiden's Green solar panels, Sunningdale solar panels, Jealott's Hill solar panels, Shurlock Row solar panels, Bracknell solar panels, Warfield solar panels, White Waltham solar panels, Cranbourne solar panels, Ascot solar panels, Sunninghill solar panel installer services and more.

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Homeowners in the following Winkfield locations have only recently asked for advice about solar panels: Emery Down Close, Upshire Gardens, Wentworth Way, King Edwards Rise, Popham Close, Winkfield Road, Bowland Drive, New Road, Field House Close, Prince Andrew Way, Blane's Lane, Saturn Croft, Hollybush Track, Forest Close, Charterhouse Close, Chisbury Close, Bagshot Road, Berkeley Drive, Hawthorne Drive, Woodmancott Close, Woodend Close, Hatchet Lane, Osman's Close, Rhododendron Close, Cabin Moss, Burn Moor Chase, Crouch Lane, Crofton Close, and in these postcodes: RG12 6PZ, RG12 6NJ, RG42 3RU, RG42 7PX, SL4 2DA, RG12 6TB, SL4 2DD, RG42 7PE, RG12 6JQ, RG42 7NJ.

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(This solar panels Winkfield content was updated on 20-12-21)