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solar panel and battery storage installation in Northamptonshire

Embracing renewable energy is more important than ever, and solar energy stands at the forefront of sustainable solutions for homeowners. Residential Solar focuses on the practical benefits of solar panels and battery storage, highlighting how these technologies can significantly lower your energy bills and aid in environmental conservation across Northamptonshire.

utilising 1478 hours of sunshine!

Northamptonshire enjoys a robust average of 1478 hours of Sunshine annually, making it an ideal location for solar energy.

the benefits of solar and battery storage

greater energy autonomy


With solar panels and battery storage installed at your home, you can capture and store excess energy during peak sunlight hours. This energy can then be used later, such as in the evening or on cloudy days, drastically reducing your dependence on the national grid. This independence is crucial during unexpected power outages or high-energy-cost periods.

increased financial savings

reduced energy bills

Leveraging stored solar energy during times of peak tariffs allows you to avoid higher energy costs, thus significantly lowering your electricity bills. The long-term savings generated can offset the initial investment costs of the solar panel and battery systems.

potential for revenue

You can also earn additional income by selling surplus energy back to the grid through programmes like the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG), which provides financial compensation for the solar energy you export.

increased property value

attractiveness to buyers

Homes equipped with solar panels and battery storage systems are often more appealing to prospective buyers, who are likely to value energy efficiency and potential savings. This can substantially increase the resale value of your property.

desirability in market

With the rise in energy costs and increasing environmental awareness, the demand for homes with established renewable energy solutions is expected to grow.

reduced environmental impact

sustainable energy use

Integrating solar panels with battery storage forms an eco-friendly energy system that maximises natural resource efficiency. This is essential for tackling climate change and minimising environmental degradation.

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the installation process for residential solar systems

getting started

Begin the journey by obtaining a tailored quote through our energy savings estimator.

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stay informed

We will email you a customised quote, setting the stage for our next steps together.

personal contact

A Residential Solar team member will contact you to discuss your quote and schedule a visit from one of our engineers, who will design a solar system specifically optimised for your home.

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installation day

The installation typically requires one to two days. We strive to minimise disruption to your daily activities, and a cup of tea is always welcome if you’re around!

common solar questions answered

do solar panels require direct sunlight to generate energy?

Solar panels are most efficient in direct sunlight but can still generate electricity effectively throughout the year, even in varied weather conditions.

can any home install solar panels?

Most homes in Northamptonshire are suitable for solar panel installations, although certain conditions, such as excessive shade, poor roof conditions, or limited space, may require special consideration. Our local team is ready to assess and address any challenges.

what is the lifespan of solar panels?

Typically, solar panels come with warranties ranging from 12 to 30 years and a performance guarantee that can last up to 30 years, ensuring their long-term reliability and efficiency.

is planning permission required to install solar panels?

Generally, installing solar panels in Northamptonshire does not require planning permission under the UK’s 2008 ‘Permitted Development’ rules. However, permissions may be necessary for properties in conservation areas or listed buildings.

For residents of Northamptonshire looking to reduce their energy costs and positively impact the environment, solar panels and battery storage present a viable and effective option.

contact us to discover how you can begin your sustainable energy journey.

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