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Solar PV

  • Typically provides around 60% of annual electricity requirement
  • Tax free Feed In Tariff payments
  • Inflation linked returns of  10% plus

 

Commercial solar pv

Why Spirit?

We’re experts – a small, specialist company that has installed nearly 2000 renewable energy systems. We operate both in the domestic and commercial markets, installing systems for schools, farmers, care homes, housebuilders and developers. Our clients include Lakehouse Contracts Ltd, Rollalong Ltd, Ashworth Electrical, Thomas Sinden, Regal, Rotary Group, Foster & Allen Ltd as well as many farmers, schools  SMEs, and private individuals. We don’t employ pushy salesman – just technical people who are passionate about providing worthwhile, great-value installations. All our installations are managed in house by our very experienced project managers. Solar panels are a fantastic investment! The Feed-in Tariff gives you a 10% plus return for 20 years, tax-free for individuals! Thank you for visiting our website

Erica Charles, MD

Our services

Commercial Installations
  • Housing developers
  • New build commercial
  • Corporates
  • Local authorities
  • Schools
Residential Installation
  • New build
  • Retrofit
  • Maintenance and repairs

See our video guide to the PV installation process:

Our Installations

  • Sparsholt & Andover College- 633kWp

    From September 2015 to February 2016 Spirit installed and commissioned Solar PV systems for 20 buildings spread out over Andover College, and Sparsholt College near Winchester. The arrays ranged from 32 to 400 panels on each roof. These all contributed to a total of over 2,500 BenQ 250W and BenQ 260W panels.

    It was the largest educational solar PV installation in the UK at the time of writing.

    The system was funded by GreenNation, so they have paid the full costs of installation. They benefit from the Feed-In tariff and Export tariff payments, and sell the electricity to Sparsholt and Andover College at a reduced rate. Sparsholt and Andover College benefit from the cheap electricity.

    The system was preaccredited so all systems could benefit from the higher 2015 Feed-In Tariff rate.


  • Tandem Group- 250kWp

    In January 2014 Spirit Solar Ltd completed a 249.75kWp system on the MV Sports and Leisure headquarters in Birmingham. The system cost roughly £240,000 and will expect to pay for itself in 7 years. The system was financed using a loan from Siemens finance. Income generated from the tariffs and savings are expected make the project self financing. Jim Shears, Group Finance Director, Tandem Group commented: “It is early days but we are delighted with the system performance so far. We expect the project to deliver long term financial savings for the Group. The installation process itself was pain free and efficiently carried out by Spirit Solar. All issues were promptly resolved and we would have no hesitation in recommending them” See live tracking for this system


  • Kier Construction – 123kWp

    In November 2013, Spirit Solar Ltd installed a 123kWp system on a new wing of the North Middlesex University Hospital. Based on the high demand of the hospital it is predicted it will use 100% of electricity generated at the time.  The system will expect to pay for itself in 7 years, resulting in a total annual income and savings of approximately £20,000. See live tracking for this system


Why install PV?

  • Feed-in Tariff plus FREE electricity gives 10% plus return on investment over 20 years, tax free for individuals! You won’t get that in the bank! (Click here for Guide Prices/Returns)
  • Domestic system typically provides 60% of annual electricity requirement.
  • Easy install within 1 – 2 days (domestic);1-2 weeks (commercial)
  • Renewable: cuts the average domestic carbon footprint by 1.5 tonnes.
  • A 50kWp commercial system saves over 20 tonnes of CO2. Customers, stakeholders, children (schools) love it!
  • Sustainability: increases your property’s Energy Performance Certificate rating, thereby increasing the value of the property value.
  • Offers protection from rising energy prices.
  • Reliable low maintanance technology.

Why Spirit?

  • Solar PV experts providing well designed system using top quality components, maximising your financial return.
  • Structural compliance. All roof-mounted installations receive a full structural survey. Over 50% of roofs need some sort of minor strengthening. We include this.
  • Shade analysis. Shade is the enemy of solar systems, but we can mitigate its impact with detailed shade analysis and system specification.
  • Over 1000 installs to date. Your installation will be carried out by a fully trained and very experienced team. Over 96% of customers give us a 5 star rating. Don’t take our word for it; let us put you in touch with a previous customer!
  • In-house installers. We don’t sub-contract installations. We take full responsibility for all aspects of your installation.
  • 5 year workmanship warranty on all domestic installations.
  • Accredited for the products we install (Sunpower, Sanyo etc…)
  • Insurance backed warranty.
  • Fanatical about customer service.
  • Full out of hours support and after-care.
  • Technical excellence throughout.