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Why Spirit Solar?


We’re solar and renewables experts - a small, specialist company that has installed well over 1,000 renewable energy systems.

We don’t employ pushy salesmen - just technical people, passionate about renewable energy, who will provide you with a worthwhile, great-value installation.

Spirit offers expert advice – and installations – on every aspect of renewable energy, be it solar PV, battery storageheat pumps or servicing. We believe the massive benefits of these technologies speak for themselves - see below.

We operate both in the domestic and commercial markets, installing systems for schools, farmers, care homes, housebuilders and developersOur clients include Lakehouse Contracts Ltd, Rollalong Ltd, Thomas Sinden, Ashworth Electrical, Rotary Group, and Foster & Allen Ltd as well as many farmers, schools, SMEs, and private individuals

Spirit Solar Ltd is based in Reading, Berkshire. We install commercial solar PV over the south of England, from Bristol up to Bedford, and from Birmingham to Tunbridge Wells. We install domestic PV and heat pumps within a 60 mile radius of Reading, RG30 1EA.


See Spirit Solar MD Erica Charles on BBC Sunday Politics:


Spirit Solar footer largeErica Charles, MD

Spirit Solar is owned and run by Erica Charles, who is a well-known spokesperson and advocate of the renewable energy market. Read about her appearances on BBC Television, The Today Programme, ITV and in The TelegraphSee Spirit Solar MD on Sunday Politics

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  • Solar PV

    Solar PV
    • Typically provides around 60% of annual electricity requirement
    • Tax free Feed In Tariff payments
    • Inflation linked return of 10% plus
  • Heat Pumps

    Heat Pumps
    • Provide 100% of heating and hot water requirement
    • Save £££ if you are on OIL
    • Tax free Renewable Heat Incentive
  • Battery Storage

    Battery Storage
    • >70% self-generation from Solar PV
    • Protect against rising electricity prices
    • Supply Emergency Power (optional)
    • Avoid peak time grid costs
    • Reduce carbon footprint
  • Servicing

    • Recommend annual checks for heat pumps
    • Clean solar panels operate up to 55% more efficiently
    • De-ionized water cleans effectively and leaves no residue