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Observer Ethical awards Winners 2011

Current Energy Solutions Ltd

Rating breakdown

Service
(5)
Product Knowledge
(5)
Explantion of how to use it
(5)
Value for money
(5)
Product meets expectations
(5)

Overall (34 recommendations)

(5)

Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SUN Module Plus

The overall satisafction level from introduction to quotation to delivery, installation, commissioning and post commissioning has been excellent. No hard sell tactics employed but honest advice that would have been the same had a sale not resulted. A…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: REC and Sunny boy

I have recently used Abacus Renewable Energy Ltd on various commercial solar installations. We required solar panels on five different school buildings on various sites. I have found Abacus both professional and very well organised from the design…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: REC 205PE

Abacus were totally fantastic from start to finish. Stuart gave us a very detailed quote and spent time going through everything with us as it was very new to us. The installation process was incredibly efficient, they were friendly, professional and…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SolarEdge SE4000, REC 245PE

Abacus' Stuart Houghton  provided a detailed quote following a site survey and a knowlegeable discussion of the shading issue experienced during the winter months caused by my neighbour's sizeable extension. The installation was carried out …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: REC240PEBLK, Inverter Sunny Boy 4000tl

Presentation of proposal - excellent Experience and depth of knowledge - this is a young industry with over 2000 installers in the South West alone. Abacus demonstrated its experience - well above the average in the business - an…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: REC 240PE 240W

Thorough survey conducted and very detailed proposal produced after first meeting.  The various alternatives and their merits were discussed with no sales pressure.  They produced the most competitive quote and this totally professional fir…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT 235Watt & SMA 4000TL

We has a 3.99Kw System fiited back in June. Stuart provided a very competitive quote at the time and answered all my questions over a couple of months before we committed. Installation was done professionally and without any issues. Todate we have ge…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT-H250E01 Modules (x10)

2.5kW Solar PV system with SMA  Sunny Boy Inverter & Sunny Beam Remote display installed & commissioned in 1.5 days, to a very high standard of workmanship. A great team, it was a pleasure to do business with them. I…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 20 Panels

Very professional, dealt well with a difficult roof, left none of the usual builders mess.  Delivered what they said.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 185W

Abacus gave a most detailed quote and were thorough in explaining how the panels would be installed and were most amenable to any suggestions made.  The installation was carried out in a most careful fashion and completed in the time specified, …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT-H245SE10 (SMI-240/G83)

Our 1960's chalet bungalow with limited clear roof area, SE aspect and some shading not ideal.  Stuart impressed with his intelligent and straightforward assessment - at the time, early '11, there was some information about Enecsys Micro Inverte…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT 240HDE4

Clear quotation given and options explained about positioning of inverter, friendly efficient installation service…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT-N2355SE10 235 watt

I found Stuart Houghton to be well informed, reliable and competent. He explained the limitations of the site clearly and did not pressure me to purchase the equipment but instead offered suggestions as to how to make the bast use of a apartially sha…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 235W modules and Steca inverters

Having a unique requirement for a flat roof solar PV installation, Abacus were able to specify and design  a system which both fitted and operates perfectly. I have no hesitation in recommending their services. …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Sharp NU-180 Modules

Excellent communication and standard of workmanship.  Very competitive price…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT-240HDe + IG 40

I found Stuart and his colleague Aaron to be very knowledgable.  The standard of their work was first class and exceptionally neat. We are in an exposed coastal site and I particularly liked the way in which the frame holding the PV panels w…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT-240HDE4

A high quality service.  We chose Abacus after obtianing three quotes.  Stuart is very knowledgeable and extremely thorough as well as being very personable.   Aaron was also very professional and cheerful despite some awful weath…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: KD210GH-2PU

Excellent service and quality instalation.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 210NHex/NKHex

A first class job, well specified, well installed. Very helpful during installation and afterwards. Would recommend strongly.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: AS-5m-180

Excellent. Kept me well informed. …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: n/k

They turned up on time, did a thoroughly professional job and completed the project reraly.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: PowerglazSMT6[48]

Stuart and his colleague carried out the work to the promised timescale and cost, with infectious enthusiasm and an attention to detail which I could not fault. Moreover, his estimates of total energy produced over a full year are on course to be exc…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: KD185GH-2PU

Stuart was professional, knowledgable and efficient with installing.He had the assistance of one support engineer(Arun) who was equally conscientious.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 180 watt

Stuart was very supportive and knowledgeable. The installation was completed at the agreed time and one day quicker than estimated. The quality of the workmanship was of the highest standard  and the impact on the house and our lives d…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Hip-215NKHES 215, Stece Grid 2000 M/S

Very good survey, excellent information provided, shading present therefore inverter is 3 input with 3 arrays.  Easy to talk to and all areas of solar explained.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: NU180-E1 / IG40

Abacus were one of three installers that we asked to quote.  A personal service was much appreciated and it was reassuring to know that the salesman was also our installer. The installation was completed very thoroughly and despite poor wea…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: NU-180E1 180 watt modules

Stuart gave excellent service from beginning to end. He explained everything clearly and simply, and answered all my questions. He clearly takes great pride in doing a thorough and high quality job. My roof faces south east, and has some shading f…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIP215/IG40

Polite; reliable; conscientious; neat tidy wiring - I could not recommend this company more.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 21 in No 210NKHE1-210

As a chartered electrical engineer I knew what I was buying. I found Stuart Houghton of ABACUS, Crewkerne knowledgeable and open about the product, exceptionally careful and conscientious in his workmanship and I have confidence in his design an…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Sanyo HIP-205NKE1 & Fronius 1G20

I have just had solar pv panels fitted to my garage roof (which was replaced prior to solar installation). It was obvious from the start that Stuart Houghton of Abacus was extremely knowledgeable about all the different types of renewable energy and …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Fronius IG 20

We used this company to install PV panels mainly to generate electricity to run a bore hole pump. Stuart Houghton's professionalism and attention to detail and safety  were exemplary. The system has also generated exactly w…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: NU 180E1

Excellent friendly service…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIP-210NKHE1

Very prompt and full response to our initial enquiry and to subsequent queries. The price quoted was competitive and there were no hidden extras. Claims for the likely benefits seemed realistic and straightforward. The installation was carr…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Good Energy Electricity Co

Abacus Renwables: knowledgeable, efficient, no costly sales persons, very economic quotation, completed on time and on price, excellent workmanship - we would use them time and again! It's a shame they do not also do plumbing and sol…

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