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2.5kW solar systems: Pricing & power output in the UK

February 19, 2013
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2.5kWp (or 2.5kW) solar systems are proving a popular solar system size for UK residents thanks to their relatively low up-front costs and their growing attractiveness as an investment option. This article is an overview of what to expect when shopping around for a 2.5kW solar system in the UK including pricing, output, and return [...]

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1.5kWp solar systems in the UK: Compare prices

February 8, 2013
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Thinking about going solar but not sure which solar system size is best suited for your needs? This article is an overview of everything you might want to know about a 1.5kW solar system: Pricing, power output, and return on investment. Let Solar Selections help you compare 1.5kW solar system prices and components. Bookmark on [...]

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4kW solar systems and smaller proving most popular in UK market

January 25, 2013
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Weekly figures detailing the number and size range of solar panel installations from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) paint a fascinatingly clear picture of where interest lies when it comes to installing a solar system. Systems whose rated capacity is 4 kilowatts-peak (kWp) or smaller dominate the UK solar market–out of the total 1,528 [...]

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Lease your land for solar: Returns on 5MWp solar parks in Swansea, Wales

January 9, 2013
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Those who own land in Swansea, Wales may want to consider leasing out a portion of it for a solar park or solar farm. Thanks to the region’s sunny climate, solar power systems large and small have proved popular here. This article is an overview of the potential returns for Swansea residents who choose to lease [...]

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20kWp solar systems in the UK: Prices, output, ROI

January 7, 2013
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What is the typical pricing for 20kWp (kilowatt-peak) solar systems in the UK? What kind of power output can the owner of a 20kWp solar farm or other commercial premises expect over the course of the day or the year? The following article is an overview of the typical costs, power output, and return on investment associated with [...]

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30kWp and 50kWp solar systems in the UK: Pricing and output

December 19, 2012
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This article is an overview of the price ranges and typical power outputs of 30kWp and 50kWp solar systems in the UK. 30kWp and 50kWp solar systems are both fairly common sizes to have installed as solar farms and for commercial premises. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via [...]

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Prices, returns, and power generation for 2kWp solar PV systems

December 7, 2012
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2kWp (kilowatt-peak) solar PV systems are now a popular option for investment across the United Kingdom.  Falling solar PV system installation prices are a global trend, and the UK is no exception to it. At the time of writing, 2kWp solar system of decent quality can be installed for £2,800 in the UK. Below is [...]

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3kWp solar panel systems: Price, power output, and return on investment

December 4, 2012
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3kWp (kilowatt-peak) solar systems have become one of the smartest investments for both homes and businesses across the UK.  With the price of solar power systems falling generally, solar PV systems of all sizes are becoming a more and more attractive investment for homes and business-owners. 3kWp systems, however, are very popular thanks to their affordability–with a typical [...]

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10kWp solar PV systems in the UK: Prices, power output, and ROI

October 17, 2012
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This article provides an overview of the costs, power output, and return on investment (ROI) associated with 10kWp solar systems in the UK. With solar PV system prices falling, electricity prices rising, and support from the UK’s Solar Feed-in Tariff, now is a great time to invest in a solar PV system. Bookmark on Delicious [...]

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5kWp solar systems: Prices, output, and returns

October 2, 2012
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5kWp solar systems are becoming an increasingly more common investment for residences and businesses across the UK. With prices falling, the attractiveness of solar PV technology as an investment has improved dramatically in just the past 2 years or so. This article provides an overview of typical pricing and power outputs that a customer might expect when [...]

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Customer Testimonial – Mr. Brian Hill (4kWp, East Sussex)

October 1, 2012

Mr Brian Hill of East Sussex shares his thoughts on his experience with Solar Selections. Mr Hill recently installed a 4kWp solar system. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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4kWp solar systems: Pricing, output, and returns for the UK

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A 4kWp solar system is probably the most popular size for solar systems for homes and small businesses across the UK, and with solar power system prices falling, solar PV systems of all sizes are becoming a more and more attractive investment for homes and business-owners. This article is an overview of the typical price ranges, power [...]

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Solar Selections Client Generates 4,120kWh in 1 Year from a 4kWp

July 12, 2012

Solar Selections has just been informed that one of our first clients has generated 4,120kWh from their 4kWp solar panel system in Cheshire in the first year alone. This is amazing news as the MCS standards suggest that the solar panel system should only be generating 3,431 kWh per annum. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this [...]

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Customer Testimonial – Mr. Mike Potts (4kWp, Wrexham)

May 25, 2012

Hi Tom, Just a quick note to say thank you for all your help. Solar Selections is an excellent service and very helpful. It was one of your suggested suppliers that I chose to install my solar panels and I got an very quick install. I am more than happy with the results, bring on the Summer! Thanks again, Mike Potts 4kWp solar system, [...]

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Customer Testimonial – Mr. Mike Christie (4kWp, Cheshire)

March 26, 2012
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Mr Mike Christie, 4kWp Solar PV Installation, Cheshire, UK “With the 3rd March deadline only being 7 days away, I contacted Solar Selections, whom were advertising guaranteed installations before 3rd March. I was provided with an instant & highly informative quote comparison, which clearly compared the products and prices being Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on [...]

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Customer Testimonial – Mr. James Wickham (4kWp, Kent)

March 21, 2012
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Mr James Wickham, 4kWp Solar PV Installation, Kent, UK “Having researched a range of pv panel installation companies in October 2011 and found that the industry had a mass of businesses ranging from the hugely expensive down to the cowboys I was wary when I again started researching in early 2012. When I came across Solar Selections, I was [...]

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Some 4kWp Systems May Now Require Pre-Approval from DNO

March 20, 2012
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When connecting a solar power system to the grid, the application process involves submission of a form to the relevant Distribution Network Operator (DNO). With systems above a certain size DNO’s are now demanding certain forms be submitted prior to installation, which has not been the case previously. Which forms and when are two important [...]

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Customer Testimonial – Mr Sherman (4kWp, Cheshire)

March 19, 2012
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Mr Sherman, 4kWp Solar PV System Installation, Cheshire, UK “Many thanks for calling on Friday to find out how our solar panel installation had gone. I’m pleased to be able to tell you that the whole project has gone extremely smoothly and that we are very pleased with the end product. Bookmark on Delicious Digg [...]

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Customer Testimonial – Mrs Muirhead (3kWp, Powys)

March 1, 2012
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Mrs Muirhead, 3kWp Solar PV System Installation, Powys, UK “Hi Jarrah, Thanks for asking, yes the installer has been in touch and the 3kWp PV was installed last week, and paperwork has been sent to SSE to beat the deadline. Thanks very much for all your help on this, it was really invaluable. Without your [...]

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Customer Testimonial – Mr. + Mrs. Macleod (4kWp, Highland)

February 20, 2012
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Mr & Mrs Macleod, 4kWp Solar PV Installation, Highland, UK “We are delighted with the service and assistance which we have received from yourselves from the initial finding of a suitable, reliable supplier at a reasonable price right through to the completion of the works.  We have no hesitation in recommending Solar Selections to anyone [...]

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