Is My Roof Suitable?
The majority of homes in the Channel Islands are suitable for solar PV, and there are three factors that affect the suitability and efficiency of a solar PV system;
So in summary the perfect roof would be South facing at 30o pitch with little or no shading. However, a well designed solar system will still work efficiently from West to East, horizontal to vertical. If your roof isn't suitable then we may be able to look at putting a Ground Mounted system in your garden. If in doubt give us a call and we will be able to give you a more accurate analysis for your roof.
The roof should also be in good condition as the PV system will be installed and working for a minimum of 25 years. We also offer various fixing methods either fitting traditionally 'on roof' or using a sunken 'in roof' fixing system.
Generally planning is not required for existing residences and installations will fall under permitted development. The exceptions to this are listed buildings, AONB, Conservation Areas where planning will be required. Your local planning department will be able to advise on this. We can assist you with any applications or information required.