News & Insights

October 20, 2020

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Which solar battery is the best?

Comparison of batteries currently available in the UK 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 and more popular – but which battery is the best right now? Unfortunately, the question of which battery

July 18, 2017

Image of a domestic solar PV system installed by Solar South West.

Solar panels for the home

The end of the Solar-Coaster 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 their reliance on expensive grid energy. The PV industry has seen so many ups and downs over the

July 3, 2017

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 last few decades. Solar PV is now cost-effective without the need for government subsidies or grants. Since 2009, the cost of solar panels has fallen

June 21, 2017

This is a graph showing the immediate increase in a PV system maintained by Solar South West's yield after being cleaned.

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 solar PV systems benefit greatly from consistent O&M. Regular PV servicing ensures correct operation at full capacity, achieving the highest possible rate of return. On top

January 6, 2017

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Which? Trusted Traders Endorsement

Solar South West Ltd (SSW) are now endorsed by Which? Trusted Traders! This is a great new opportunity for us, as it gives us another way of easily connecting with you – the homeowners and businesses out there who might be interested in having a chat with us about any of the services we offer. Be

May 25, 2018

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Solar South West Ltd Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice sets out how Solar South West Ltd uses and protects any information you give us when using this website. Solar South West Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and that security is maintained. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when

July 25, 2017

Smart Systems and Flexibility plan

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 0px;padding: 45px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]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 covered (by our friends at REGENSW) pretty well