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NXTGEN Energy residential solar panels case study of an install of a Solar Panel System of 17 Jinko Tiger Neo 435W N-Type All Black Mono panels (7.395 kWp Solar PV System) on the roof of a house in Heybridge, Maldon, UK. Remember we are fully MCS Certified Solar PV Installers and also MCS Certified Battery Storage Installers, we’re 1 of only 10 Essex Solar Installers that can install your complete Solar PV System to the high standards required by MCS Certification. We are HIES, NAPIT & TrustMark accredited solar installers. Download Case Study PDF.

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Residential Solar Panels Case Study 5: Solar PV System in Maldon

Matthew Before Installation
Matthew Inverter and Battery
Matthew Hybrid Inverter
Matthew EV Charger Installation


This case study delves into a residential solar panel installation of a 7.395 kWp solar PV system in Heybridge, Maldon, for our customer Matthew that was designed and professionally installed by MCS Certified Solar PV Installers NXTGEN Energy Ltd. In this case study we’ll explore all the technical details, financial projections, and environmental impact of this solar panel system.

Solar Project Details

Installer: NXTGEN Energy Ltd.

Location: Heybridge, Maldon, Essex, UK
Technology: 17 Jinko Tiger Neo 435W N-Type All Black Mono panels. (7.395 kWp Solar PV System)
Installation: January 2024

Solar Solution

NXTGEN Energy Solar Energy Specialist Bobby proposed a 7.395 kWp solar PV system tailored to the specific needs and roof characteristics of this customers home.

Installation of a 7.395 kW solar PV system with these key components:

  • Solar Panels: 17 Jinko Tiger Neo 435W N-Type All Black Mono solar panels. These high-efficiency, all-black panels boast a sleek aesthetic and are built for durability in harsh weather conditions.
  • Hybrid Inverter: G3 GivEnergy 5kW hybrid inverter. This advanced inverter converts DC electricity from the panels to AC electricity for use in the home, and also seamlessly integrates with battery storage.
  • Battery Storage: GivEnergy 8.2kWh LiFePO4 Battery. This lithium iron phosphate solar battery offers long lifespan, safety, and high energy density, allowing for storage of excess solar energy for nighttime use.
  • Solar Panel Mounting: Fastensol pitched roof mounting system designed for natural slate roofs. This robust system ensures secure panel mounting on the homeowner’s specific roof type.

Solar Results

  • Annual Energy Generation: 5,561 kWh, estimated to cover 77% of the homeowner’s annual electricity needs with the added battery storage.
  • CO2 Savings: 1,181 kg per year, equivalent to driving about 4,200 miles less in a typical diesel car or planting 54 new trees.
  • Payback Period: 7 years, with potential cost savings from reduced National Grid dependence over the system’s lifespan of 25-years.

More Details

  • Solar Products: The free no-obligation quote the customer got included details of the specific equipment and materials to be used in the installation, such as additional isolators, meters, cables, and the  mounting system components. This transparency allowed the homeowner to understand the system’s components and their individual costs.
  • Solar Services: Installation, delivery, scaffolding, and commissioning are included in the final price on the free no-obligation quote, ensuring a complete and professional installation process.
  • Financial Summary: The free no-obligation quote clearly outlines the total cost before and after VAT, providing the homeowner with a clear understanding of the financial aspects of the solar project.
  • Roof Diagrams: The quote included diagrams of the roof with the solar panel placement, showcasing the optimal utilization of available space and ensuring minimal shading so the panels get the most sun.
  • Sunpath Diagrams: These diagrams depict the sun’s movement throughout the year, demonstrating how much sunlight the solar panels will receive at different times of the day throughout the year.
  • Performance Calculations: The quote provides detailed calculations considering location, shading, and other factors, offering a transparent and accurate estimation of the solar system’s expected performance.
  • Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) Scheme: Information about the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) scheme is included, allowing the homeowner to understand potential financial benefits from exporting excess solar energy back to the National Grid for another source of income.


This case study highlights the specific details & considerations presented in the original free no-obligation quote. By analysing all these details, potential homeowners like Matthew can gain a deeper understanding of the proposed solar PV system and its potential benefits for their specific needs, circumstances and budget. With comprehensive information and transparent cost breakdowns, Matthew can make an informed decision about investing in clean energy and reducing his reliance on the National Grid for his electricity.

Remember, this case study is just a starting point. Consulting with a qualified solar PV installer like NXTGEN Energy for a personalised assessment and free no-obligation quote on 01268 928 690 or email info@nxtgen.ltd tailored to your specific property and needs is crucial before making any final decisions. Let the sun power your future, one bright kilowatt at a time!

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The work’s been done to an incredibly high standard. The cabling is really neat, the system is performing fantastically well, and we can’t believe how much money we’ve saved already. So, generally a big thank you to Stuart, Kelly and everyone at the NXTGEN team, who have done a really, really good job from start to finish.

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Residential solar panels are a great way to generate your own clean and renewable electricity at home. By installing solar panels on your roof, you can cut your electricity bills, reduce your carbon footprint and receive payments for the excess energy you export to the national grid through the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) scheme. Residential solar panels can help you save money, protect the environment and become more energy independent in these times of a cost-of-living-crisis. Now is the time to go solar!