Solar Systems For Businesses

Over 15 Years Experience Designing & Installing Commercial Solar Energy Systems

Nationwide Installers For Commercial Solar Energy Systems

As nationwide solar panel installers we have installed over 4 megawatts and more than 3000 nationwide solar panel installations to date.

We know by using solar our clients see an immediate reduction in their energy costs. Empower Energy offer a full commercial solution, from project management, design, performance calculations, modelling, planning, right through to installation and commissioning.

Why Consider Solar PV For Your Business

Despite feed-in tariffs continuing to reduce, solar pv is still one of the best and most cost effective renewable's available. It has become more important to size a system based on consumption and by doing this maximises ROI.

Generating Your Own Electricity With Solar Energy

Businesses invest in solar because they know it makes perfect sense to generate their own electricity. They can also benefit from savings it provides as well as substantially reducing their carbon footprint. Climate change is one of the most talked about topics and becoming more important for business to show they are working towards a more green and sustainable future. Clients are still benefiting from the incentive scheme from the Government.

Commercial Solar - The Right Technology For Your Project?

SolarEdge technology. Why would you contemplate investing in this type of technology for your organisation? When considering long term renewable projects such as Solar, the technology behind the system is crucial insuring efficiency and performance. SolarEdge offers this and so much more.

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    Why Should My Business Invest In Solar Energy?

    Is My Building Suitable For Rooftop Solar PV ?

    There are many contributing factors to a systems’ effectiveness, such as location, angle, shading etc. By far the best way to check is to have one of our experienced commercial solar surveyors visit you personally and prepare a no-obligation report and quotation. Not only will this highlight your system options, it will also show the estimated generation that you can expect from your system based on accurate details prior to installation, instead of averages and ‘best case’ figures.

    What Will My Commercial Solar PV System Look Like ?

    We’ve installed hundreds of commercial solar energy systems of all different sizes and will tailor a tried and tested solution with the minimum impact to your business. Rooftop installations can take as little as one day and you’ll notice immediate changes to your bills.

    Powering Your Business With Solar PV

    Control The Way Your Electricity Is Run

    Whatever the capacity of your building is, commercial solar energy systems can be beneficial to your business in one way or another. With the combination of increased electricity prices and surplus roof space on your building renewables are a complete game-changer. With the goal to cut electricity costs and improve your Co2 production Empower bring you over a decade of knowledge, experience and excellent customer service provided by our team of specialists.

    During the day is when electricity is most frequently used, this applies to businesses in particular where most people work between the hours of 8 and 5 and therefore trying to reduce how much your company spends monthly on electricity bills is crucial when looking to grow your company.

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    Will Solar Panels Reduce My Electric Bill?

    Solar panels are an intelligent investment that has a positive impact on everyone involved. Installing solar on your commercial building means any electricity rates prior that have prevented the ability to put money into areas that will benefiit your business will be a problem youll no longer have to face. For any businesses big or small hope to save money whilst growing as a company, having to think about how much your electricity bill is going to cost each month is something that’s not only preventing potential earnings in other places but becomes a common annoyance. Solar allows you to take control of your business and spend your money how you want to, by using electricity sourced from natural energy on a day to day basis should not only make you feel better about your everyday lifestyle choices but will also cut your electricity bills down each month by up to half as much.
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    Do Solar Panels Need Servicing?

    Solar panels require little maintenance especially in the winter when bad weather conditions mean the panels often clean themselves without the need to have to pay for engineers to come out and maintain them. In the summer more work may be needed to keep the panels up to standard because the dry weather means the panels have little rain so are unable to stay clean and can therefore, get quite dirty and not look as appealing. Signing up to our maintenance package means you'll pay a fixed rate for the entire year and for that get your panels annually cleaned, inspected and kept up to date to guarantee high panel efficiency.

    Regular maintenance checks are especially beneficial for larger solar systems because it ensures the system is operating properly with no underlying issues. Something important to regularly check with large systems because if something does go wrong it can impact the business on a large scale. If your solar panels are installed on a flat roof, they’ll need regular cleans anyway because unlike solar panels installed on a slanted array that clean themselves when rain runs down, panels on a flat roof are unable to stay clean as easy. Solar panel servicing means any potential problems can be terminated before they become any bigger and affect the functionality of the system.

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    Do Solar Panels Damage Your Roof?

    Solar panels need to be installed carefully by professionals who know the ins and outs of solar roofs. Ensuring your roof installation goes smoothly and the roof is not damaged by the installation means using trusted and experienced installers with a good reputation. On the rare occasion, a roof is damaged it's likely that the roof was in bad condition to start with rather than the solar panels causing damage to the roof. In conclusion, installations that are carried out by experts who deliver top-quality installs shouldn’t cause any problems to a building’s roof.

    How Long Does It Take For Solar Panels To Pay For Themselves?

    Solar panels are a great investment for any business, wanting to grow, whilst saving money at the same time. With commercial solar energy systems, the payback time can vary because the systems can differ so much in size from as little as 10kw to as large as 250 kW with paybacks of between 8 and 12 years on average.
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    How Many Solar Panels Do I Need For My Business?

    There is no definitive answer to this you can only be advised as to what could be suitable however, your business may need more or fewer panels depending on the size of your business, the amount of electricity your business consumes on average, the industry of your business and the amount of panels your roof can hold. These are all deciding factors of your system's size. For instance a manufacturing business is likely to use a lot more electricity than a law firm would, however the size of a business will also affect the amount of electrics used. Larger businesses with more staff are likely to use a greater amount of electricity than a business that has less staff. Before evaluating how many panels your business needs you'll need to calculate how many panels your roof can have on it first.
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    How Much Do Commercial Solar Panels Cost?

    Commercial solar energy systems can range anywhere from £5,000 to £80,000 + for larger kW systems depending on the size you anticipate getting. Anybody who knows anything about solar systems will know its virtually impossible to put an exact price on the cost of one before receiving the right details because each solar system varies such a significant amount. From the type of panels used, to the system size and what type of system it is. These factors can all make the cost of your system go up or down. Before your installers can give you an accurate price as to how much your commercial solar energy system will cost you'll need to provide them with the required details.
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    What Happens To Commercial Solar Energy Systems After 20 years?

    Photovoltaic solar panels often include a warranty of 20-25 years however, various solar customers have made use of their solar panels long after the warrantied time has finished. Solar panels have an average deficiency of around 0.5%-1% every year which would mean after 20 years your panels would still be over 80% efficient. Over time solar panels become slightly less effective and degrade over a period of time however, this doesn’t mean that after 20 years your panels are going to stop working by any means but does however, mean you’re guaranteed panel period is no longer valid.

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