Solar PV: Your Energy - Your Car - Your Home

Approximately 1.2 million homes in the UK now enjoy copious amounts of free energy thanks to having solar panels installed. But that’s only 3.3 per cent of the homes that could be protecting their future from the increasingly volatile UK energy market. 

In a welcome move, the Government recently confirmed that it is consulting on a change to VAT on energy-saving materials which could boost the capacity of householders to use solar energy to power their homes. Earlier this month the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) wrote to the Energy Security and Net Zero Secretary, Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP, to set out its findings following a short inquiry into the prospects for technological development to deliver more clean energy from solar installations. Within the letter, members called for VAT to be removed on battery storage, when installed either new or retrospectively in conjunction with rooftop solar systems to make better use of household-generated solar energy 

Definitive Electrical Solutions has been one of the East Midlands leading providers of Solar PV for households throughout Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and the surrounding areas for a number of years. Whereas previously we’d help households to harness solar energy and sell the excess back to the National Grid, now, thanks to the aforementioned government news and the huge steps forward in battery storage, we assist homes in storing their own energy for less sunny, colder days. In fact, the benefits of holding onto solar energy now far outweigh the financial returns of sending it back to the grid. 

Not only has battery storage vastly improved as of late, but as more and more households switch to electric cars, another usage for your own harvested energy comes into play. Your solar panels can feed into your EV charger, not only powering your home but your electric vehicle too. Definitive Electrical installs all leading brands and types of EV chargers and we even install and maintain three-phase EV chargers. 

The Definitive Electrical team is one of the most capable Solar PV teams in the East Midlands. We work closely with all leading Solar PV, battery storage and EV charge brands, and our team is regularly upskilled with all of the latest technology, products and solutions. As well as receiving regular training, Definitive Engineers are all criminal-checked and extremely customer focussed. Definitive is an NICEIC-approved contractor, Part P Electrical Safety Scheme-registered and is TrustMark scheme registered. So there’s no better Solar PV team in the region! 

If you’re ready to take control of solar energy and reduce your energy bills way into the future, a member of the Definitive Electrical team is close by Nottingham, Derby, Mansfield, Chesterfield and Burton upon Trent to provide you with all the information you need. Click here to get in touch.