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Which solar battery is the best?

Energy Storage Systems (ESS) have fallen significantly in cost, and can greatly increase your self-consumption of solar PV energy. Rising electricity prices have meant solar batteries for domestic households have become more …

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Tesla Powerwall 2 installation

Solar South West (SSW) are very excited to have recently installed our first Tesla Powerwall 2 battery, the next generation of Tesla’s original Powerwall energy storage system. Despite SSW having …

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Solar panels for the home

The installation of residential solar panels is a sector which has been knocked back over the years – but lower costs mean there’s a new opportunity for home owners looking to reduce …

Cost of solar panels

Whether you’re a commercial energy user, or you simply want a solar panel system for your home energy consumption, the cost of installing solar panels has fallen drastically over the …

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Solar panel servicing

Annual comprehensive O&M (operations and maintenance) plans are to be expected with large solar farms or commercial PV systems, but have you considered servicing your home’s solar panel system? Large …

Power Purchase Agreement with SSW

“Solar South West have transformed our school’s attitude to energy use and production. The installation of 240 PV modules was efficient and worked around the needs of a running school. They …

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Carbon Trust Green Business Fund

Now may be the best time to invest in Solar PV or Energy Storage for your workplace. The Carbon Trust is providing an attractive and accessible support package to help …

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Solar School – Energy Management

“Solar South West have transformed our school’s attitude to energy use and production. The installation of 240 PV modules was efficient and worked around the needs of a running school. …

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New Job Opportunity with Solar South West

Health and Safety also plays a significant part in this role with responsibilities including following company and site specific method statements and risk assessments. Whilst ensuring all staff, sub- contractors …

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Stand up for Our Climate

Last week Solar South West signed a pledge, outlined below… As a company, we do all we can to operate as efficiently as possible. A 2.7MW solar array we installed …

Smart Systems and Flexibility plan

BEIS published on yesterday (24/07/17) their long awaited “Smart Systems and Flexibility plan”.  There is a detailed publication here available to view. Many of the topics covered in the publication have been …

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Birds

Early this year, SSW received a newsletter from NBC Environment reminding us it was bird nesting season. They were raising awareness to the fact the nesting birds can cause significant …