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We are overjoyed to be named Solar PV Installer of the year at the Regional Energy Efficiency Awards - what an amazing way to start our 2018! It was another spectacular event hosted by the Energy Efficiency and Healthy Homes Awards. We’d like to say a huge thank you...
Solar PV has become more popular than ever due to advancements in supporting technology, like solar battery storage and smart energy management, allowing self generated solar power to work smarter within the home.The excitement of this pioneering technology means...read more
Hello everyone, The weather is very cold and like most people we were wondering what our electricity bill would be like for this quarter. Wow! Was I pleased when ~Colin told me it was £25, which was significantly lower than last years bill at £56! My second surprise...read more
Another new year is here and with it we set new goals, ambitions and targets. If you are a self builder, or renovating a property, let your project set the tone for your 2018 goals! When designing a dream home, many self builders and renovators are looking to the...read more
News & Updates
We are overjoyed to be named Solar PV Installer of the year at the Regional Energy Efficiency Awards - what an amazing way to start our 2018! It was another spectacular event hosted by the Energy Efficiency and Healthy Homes Awards. We’d like to say a huge thank you...read more
2017 was another exceptional year for us as a company; we expanded into Scotland, won the award for Solar PV Installer of the Year, had our first TV appearance, created our own company advert and installed our first Tesla Powerwall 2. This was all made possible...read more
Solar Plants Win Solar PV Installer of the Year! We are over the moon to have won the overall Solar PV Installer of the Year at the Energy Efficiency Awards 2017! It was a fabulous ceremony at the NEC in Birmingham on Friday night. The evening was presented by Sir...read more
Stuff We Love
We would like to praise our friends at Giakonda for their amazing work installing solar panels for schools in Africa, resulting in a thoroughly well deserved HubCymru Africa Award! Solar Plants have donated a number of solar panels for the schools and we’re so proud...read more
Solar Plants and The Roots Foundation team up to tackle litter on Swansea Beach The Solar Plants team joined up with the Roots Foundation and other volunteers this weekend to take on a beach clean in Swansea. It was a brilliant day, with the sun shining down and our...read more
Staff in the spotlight - Introducing Ian Meet Ian, the head of our off-grid department. 1. Tell me about your role and when you first started at Solar Plants? I began at Solar Plants about 4 years ago and I run the off-grid and hybrid energy storage department. I...read more