With the seemingly never-ending rise in energy bills across Wallsend thanks to the current energy crisis we are all facing, more and more people are looking for renewable energy solutions to help control their bills and bring down their overall cost of living. Of course, this comes with additional benefits such as helping the environment, reducing carbon emissions, and relying on green energy instead - but there's no denying that cost is a HUGE factor.
If you've made it as far as our installation service page, then the chances are you already know a thing or two about solar PV. But just in case you need a refresher, PV is a type of solar panel installation that's quickly become the most popular - overtaking the more traditional solar thermal system and the more expensive hybrid solar systems.
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Solar PV panels are a great way to generate electricity for your Wallsend home. PV stands for photovoltaic and it gives some clue as to how the solar panels actually work...
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Although we like to think we're the best solar panel installer around, here at Panelit Solar, most other companies in Wallsend will follow a similar method to the one described below for installation:
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Since you now know the main things that can affect the cost of a solar PV panel installation, it might just be easier for you to know what the UK average cost is. Although the average will vary based on location (things are usually more expensive in the South West of the UK compared to the North East, for example), this will give you a rough idea of how much it may cost you.
We'll only be able to give you a more accurate estimate when we know more about your property though, so if you're looking for specifics, call us today.
Here are the average costs:
Please note: Prices will vary.
The numbers above might frighten you slightly, but the cost of having solar panels installed will be offset by savings in the long run.
That's a lifetime saving (of 25 years, though some PV panels can last up to 40) of £21,000 for a 3kW system and over £40,000 for a 6kW system. That more than covers the cost of installation.
Planning permission won't be necessary in the majority of cases as a solar panel installation now falls under permitted development thanks to a change in the rules.
With that said, there are exceptions and planning permission may be necessary if: