Preston Solar Panel Installers
Preston Council carried out a review of the potential for solar technology in the local region and the research established that solar is suited to the area. The council investigation revealed that both solar PV panels and water heating should be promoted for use in domestic dwellings.
The study also showed that solar installations in Preston will be cost effective and because of this the council has committed to a target of sourcing 10% of the energy for new developments in Preston from solar technology. Solar is now being used in all sorts of ways in Preston including to power the local tram system.
Is the Weather in Preston Suitable for Solar Panels?
The monthly average level of solar radiation in Preston over the 22 year period studied by the NASA Langley Research Centre ranges from 0.53 kWh per squared meter per day in January to 4.36 kWh per squared meter per day in June.
In June the sun reaches an angle of 70 degrees at midday. Therefore, any solar systems installed in Preston will prove to be most effective from April to September when they may even generate surplus electricity which can be resold to the power companies.
Solar Panel Installers in Preston
Solar panel suppliers in Preston range from the largest companies such as market leaders, Planet Solar with their 10,000 square foot premises, down to smaller local businesses.
Local solar panel installation companies include; GM PV Solar Ltd, HiS Group, APG Domestic Services Ltd, LGL Renewable Energy Services and Forrest Ltd.
Other companies who carry out installations in Preston are; Ensign Energy (West Coast) Ltd, Rothwell Plumbing Services, Greentech Energy, Low Carbon Installations Ltd, iGen Energy, Herbert T Forrest Ltd, Eco Solartech Ltd, SolarKing UK, A Bee Electrical Ltd, Alternative Energy Solutions UK Ltd, New Energy Futures and EEC Solar.