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Observer Ethical awards Winners 2011

Oxford Solar PV

Rating breakdown

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

Overall (48 recommendations)

(5)

Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 3.6 kw inverter

Our old inverter failed and had to be replaced.  I was very impressed with the friendly and efficient service, Jonny is a very good person to talk to about options, and having decided on the inverter it was swiftly ordered and fitted.  High…

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Technology: Energy performance certificate (EPC)
Product: E series solar panels

Scaffolding erected in good time, fitting of panels caused minimum disruption to loft or electricity supply - all neat and tidy. Contract manager, Jonny, was always available by e-mail or phone and kept me informed. Local company so I know exactly wh…

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Technology: Consultant
Product: Inverter

Extremely friendly and very helpful - I would definitely recommend them!…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SunPower E20 327W with SolarEdge P500

Oxford Solar PV made the entire process very easy and pain free, comprehensive information was provided with the quotation and they were always helpful. Delivered on schedule and on budget quickly and efficiently.  The installed syste…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

I needed a 13Kwh artsy of 40 panels and talked to many suppliers and got quotations from four. Oxford Solar were not the cheapest but their products were higher quality, their warranties great and above all the service level and expertise was the bes…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20 327W

Excellent experience working with Jonny and his team. Jonny's communication before, during and after installation was excellent. The team worked effectively and fast and the installation is neat and exactly what we wanted. Jonny visited to walk us th…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20 327W

Jonny was very helpful, designed the best system for the space available. Work was done in a day, very please, especially with the walk-through of how it works, and the help applying for the FIT. …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: X21 345W

Oxford Solar PV were excellent at the point of contact.  They came around and explained everything we could have and were quick to find a solution that would meet our needs.  The process was really quite quick and the company were in contin…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: cable connector

I am very impressed with the guy that came to look at my system within 20 minutes he found the problem the company that fitted couldn't find and an independent company the insurance company sent. The system is now producing twice as much…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SPR-X21

Reliable knowledgeable installation and advice from Jonny Wilson, dir.of Oxford Solar. His boundless enthusiasm for the future of renewable energy is genuine and encouraging!  Its good to have someone you can contact any time with queries …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

Jonny has been incredibly helpful and flexible from the moment I called him to give me a quote for solar panel installation. He also recommended the Tesla Battery which is really useful as it stores up the daytime energy for use in the evening so I c…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

Found Oxford PV through the Yougen site and contacted Jonny. Very helpful and friendly service. Explained our general needs and Jonny was able to pop round to see us in a very short timescale and run us through the pros and cons for solar power. C…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20 / SunnyBoy

Reliable, competent and work to a high standard.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

Knowledgeable, helpful and thoroughly professional when it came to installation. A really neat job, with results that meet our expectation.  What more could one want?…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Sunny view

Work completed on time very efficiently with a friendly work force and a very neat installation. Jonny was at the end of a phone or email to guide us through the procedure. Would use again for any other work…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20 327W x 12

I spoke to many suppliers in my area and Jonny from Oxford Solar PV was by far the most helpful, knowledgeable and really wanted to help me understand what I was buying and ensure it was the right choice for me. I had already done lots of research…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Solar panels

Very knowlegable and friendly. First class service. Panels were fitted and working within a day, very tidy installation.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Sunny

I have now had my solar panels for just over a year and they do exactly what they are supposed to do. My electricity and gas bills are much lower and I have a regular income from the electricity board. Oxford Solar PV installed the syste…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: solar edge

Jonny is friendly, he explained the process very well and did not baffle you with unwanted information and explained everything in layman’s terms so this was easily understood and answered your questions quickly and no hard sell. i was keen to u…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

Very good service, prompt and workmen were all tidy and left no trace!…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20 327w

Jonny is friendly, very well informed and doesn't do the hard sell. He wasn't the cheapest, but he and the products he installs are the best. You get what you pay for. He replies very quickly to any questions you have and does everything when he says…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20 & 3000TL

Oxford Solar PV proved to be a very thorough professional company and I was very impressed with them and would have no hesitation in recommending them. They were not the cheapest quote I received but not wildly out and I was keen on using a local su…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20 & Sunnyboy

Oxford Solar are professional from start to finish. They worked out what was best for us, quoted and when we gave the go ahead it was all installed without delay. The work was carried out within a day and we were up, running and generating power by t…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SPR-327NE-WHT-D

I was drawn to OxfordsolarPV by the excellent reviews on Yougen. As a retired engineer I was a little concerned that some part of the installation would not meet my expectations, but I need not have worried, as Jonny & his team have been a…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 327W

Jonny and the team at Oxford Solar PV are excellent. I met with several installers before deciding who to go with and their approach was practical and straightforward. He came and actually got on the roof to find out what was actually possible with m…

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Technology: Energy performance certificate (EPC)
Product:

Oxford Solar PV are a good, honest and reliable company and I am very happy with the work that they carried out. Thank you…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

Great guy, nothing too much trouble...explained all in plain English and answered all my questions ! In and out in a day very tidy job.. followed up with-in a week and set-up and explained the app etc so I could follow pro…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: spr333ne

Answered all questions at time of quote. Layout of equipment within the house well thought through so that it is as unobtrusive as possible. Installation achieved efficiently effectively and with no mess.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 12 panels

Very good service, did what they said they'd do, when they said they'd do it. Highly recommended…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Panel Array

Whilst looking for a company to install solar panels on the roof of my house I came across Oxford Solar PV and was impressed by a comment on their web page, saying roughly “we don't send out salesmen to access a new installation but an engineer…

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Technology: Energy performance certificate (EPC)
Product: SPR-E20-327,AR-S1 M3 YUK

The presentation was very professional, I clearly understood everything that was being discussed, they checked out my loft, only one other out of six did this, and they were the only ones that actually got out a ladder and went onto the roof to measu…

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Technology: Energy performance certificate (EPC)
Product: E20

I found this company on the YouGen website as being recommended and I wasn't dissapointed.  Very competent company who provided all the information I needed and provided excellent level of service from A to Z.  Took extra time to explain al…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

A very thorough survey was followed swiftly by a easy to understand estimate.When agreed the whole job,including a tricky scaffold was carried out in ONE day.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Sharp ND-R245A5 panels and SMA Sunnyboy 3000HF inverter

Oxford Solar PV is a subsidiary of Taylors Services. Taylors Services is a long established building company local to us and which we have used many times before. Being part of a long established company was very important to us when choosing a su…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

Very friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. Always ready to answer questions. A genuinely personal service. Highly recommended!…

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Technology: Energy performance certificate (EPC)
Product: E20 327 mono crystalline pv panels

Excellent service both before, during and after installation…

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Technology: Energy performance certificate (EPC)
Product: solarworld E20

would recommend the company and the product. Knowledgeable and experienced with neat and efficient tradesmen…

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Technology: Energy performance certificate (EPC)
Product: IG 30

Oxford Solar PV came to my rescue when my system failed and I could not contact my original installer .  They were incredibly patient and helpful. They were able to diagnose the problem for me, liase with the inverter supplier,&nbs…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

Excellent service and product provided by Oxford Solar PV.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20 Panels

Did a good job and post installation support was excellent.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

Outstanding customer service and I had total confidence in their advice and the quality of their workmanship. The installation has now given nearly 2 years trouble-free electricity, exceeding the estimated outputs. I would …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Inverter/panels

Very knowledgeable, neat and tidy installation and excellent post-installation support. Must be one of my most productive investments, made easier by the professionalism of the installer!…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20x12 and Sunny Boy 3600TL

I had several quotes from companies, some being very pushy, but found Oxford Solar PV to be very clear and straightforward in their approach. Knowledge of the electrical requirements and how best to feed into the existing circuit was way better than …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20 panels SMA inverter

You will not get a better supplier. In all aspects they more than met my expectations…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

I got clear explanations of what performance I might expect, which product would be best and how it would be installed. The installation was quick and efficient…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 12 x E20 327W

A small friendly team who delivered exactly as described in their website.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 327 W E20

Excellent service from quotation through to installation and support. They are a local company to me and with a good reputation in our village so very happy to use them. I look forward to many years trouble free electriciy generation and I kn…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: E20 Series

Really happy with the service and the panels, always returns phone calls and was prompt and reliable. When I started looking at solar panels I wasn't sure about all the technology but everything was explained and I felt much happier, will be using th…

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