InstructionsEnter your full postcode into the box below and click the Search button. Use the arrows in the top left corner of the map to locate your property, then zoom or out in using the + and - buttons. Once you have found your roof, please read the direction, roof size and shading guides.
Check DirectionThe panels must face somewhere between East and West, ideally via South. Other directions are NOT suitable. See Below
Check SizeYou must have at least 8 square metres of space to locate the panels. This is roughly the same size as two family cars. See Below
Check ShadingSolar PV Panels must not be shaded by buildings, trees, chimneys etc. or they will be much less efficient. See Below
EnergyLink Solar Installers can also fit Solar Panels onto East and West facing roofs. In these circumstances, the panels are often installed on both faces for maximum benefit and without significant reduction in the amount of electricity generated.
Other directions including North West, North and North East are not suitable for Solar Panels.
Examples of objects that may cause shading include:
- Other Buildings
- Telegraph Poles
- Dormer Windows
will check your roof with you over the telephone.
Solar Panel Installation Examples:
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EnergyLink can arrange for you to receive up to three quotes from approved installers of Solar PV systems in your local area.
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If the surveys show that your property is suitable and you are willing to go ahead, the installer you choose will arrange the work and assist you with the FITs.