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NXTGEN Energy » Case Studies » Case Study 7 – Residential Solar Panels in Kettering, UK

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NXTGEN Energy residential solar panels case study of an install of a Solar Panel System of 33 Jinko Tiger Neo 435W N-Type All Black Mono Solar Panels (14.355 kWp Solar PV System) on the roof of a house in Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK. Remember we’re MCS Certified Solar PV Installers & 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 the Case Study PDF.

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Residential Solar Panels Case Study 7: Solar PV System in Kettering

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Introduction

This case study looks at the design and install of a 14.355 kW solar PV system by MCS Certified Solar PV and Battery Storage Installers NXTGEN Energy Ltd. to generate clean electricity, reduce carbon footprint, and potentially benefit from the Smart Export Guarantee scheme for our customer in Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK.

Solar Project Details

Installer: NXTGEN Energy Ltd.

Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK
Technology: 33 Jinko Tiger Neo 435W N-Type All Black Mono Solar Panels (14.355 kWp Solar PV System)
Installation: January 2024

Solar Solution

NXTGEN Energy Solar Energy Specialist Bobby proposed a 14.355 kWp solar PV system tailored to the specific needs and roof characteristics of this customers home.

Here’s a breakdown of the key components:

  • Solar Panels: 33 Jinko Tiger Neo 435W N-Type All Black Mono solar panels, known for their high efficiency and sleek design.
  • Solar Inverter: Fox G10 10.0kW Single Phase Solar Inverter (3 MPPT), capable of handling the power output and maximizing energy production from the solar panels.
  • Battery Storage: GivEnergy All in One AC Coupled System with Gateway inverter, integrating seamlessly with the system and allowing for self-consumption of generated electricity.
  • Mounting System: Fastensol pitched roof mounting system, specifically designed for slate roofs and ensuring secure panel installation.
  • Additional Equipment: Bi-directional meter, cables, connectors, isolators, and other components for safe and efficient system operation.

Solar Results

  • Energy Generation: About 10,600 kWh annually, potentially covering a significant portion of the client’s electricity needs each year.
  • CO2 Reduction: About 2,250 kg annually, equivalent to offsetting the carbon emissions of driving about 8,000 miles in an average petrol car.
  • Financial Savings: About £3,200 in the first year, with a payback period of approximately 9 years. Potential for additional income through Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) Scheme payments.
  • Environmental Impact: Reduced reliance on fossil fuels like oil, gas and coal and contribution to a cleaner energy future in the UK.

Solar Impact

    • Reduced electricity bills: Lower energy costs and increased financial independence from high energy bills in the UK.
    • Increased energy security: Reduced reliance on the Grid and potential for energy independence with battery storage expansion.
    • Positive environmental contribution: Active participation in the transition to renewable energy and combating climate change.

Key Features

    • South-facing roof: Ideal roof orientation for maximizing sunlight exposure and energy generation as the UK is in the northern hemisphere, and therefore south-facing roofs get the most sun.
    • Minimal shading: Ensures optimal solar panel performance and minimizes energy loss.
    • MCS accredited system: Meets MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) industry standards and qualifies for the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) Scheme payments.
    • Battery storage: Allows for storing excess solar energy for later use, increasing self-consumption and reducing grid dependence.
    • Professional installation and commissioning: NXTGEN Energy Ltd. are MCS Certified Solar PV (panel) Installers, MCS Certified Battery Storage Installers and accredited by HIES, NAPIT and TrustMark that ensures system safety, efficiency, and long-term performance.

Conclusion

The large scale solar panel system installed in Kettering presents a compelling case for harnessing the power of the sun. With its potential for significant financial savings, increased energy independence, and reduced environmental impact, it’s a worthwhile investment for not only the eco-conscious homeowner, but for all homeowners in the UK. Careful consideration of technical specifications, financial projections, and potential challenges detailed in your free no-obligation quote and system design helps ensure a successful solar journey with the expert solar energy team at NXTGEN Energy Ltd.

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 energy needs is crucial before making any final decisions. Let the sun power your future, one bright kilowatt at a time!

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Commercial Solar Panel Installations

Commercial solar panels are a smart way to reduce your energy bills, lower your carbon footprint and secure your future energy supply. By installing solar panels on your roof or land, you can generate clean and renewable electricity to power your business operations. You can also benefit from the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) which pays you for the excess electricity you export to the grid. Commercial solar panels can help you save money, protect the environment and enhance your reputation as a green business.
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Residential Solar Panel Installations

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!