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The Solar Electrician Ltd by R&D specialist - 15/07/15

Technology: Solar electricity

Product Make: Solaredge

Product Name: 4kW system

General review of your supplier

John is courteous and accessible. He is accessible right up until 10pm and arrives when he says he will (unless he has a major malfunction like when his van broke down).  John fits only good quality system components which should result in a long life of good performance over other generic panels and one or two string systems. There are cheaper 4kW systems out there which are cheaper because the system components are cheaper, but John is very competitive for a top spec, high quality system which is not so sensitive to multiple aspects and shading. My system was quoted and installed in a surprisingly short timeframe which I was very appreciative of because it meant I could be up and generating in the more productive summer peak period rather than miss out.  John makes the FIT paperwork easy as 123. He sits down and completes it with you so no need to worry about that. The only downside is I had quite a few broken tiles but luckily had some spares and had a roofing company in at the same time which replaced one for me that John had missed. Overall I'm really very pleased I selected the Solar Electrician Ltd to do my install. I've run a number of construction projects over the years and John is definitely in the top pentile of tradesmen I could recommend and would definitely use again. 

What would you have liked to know before you asked suppliers to quote

I would have liked for a supplier to leave a directional light meter in various orientations to make a more accurate assessment of generation capacity and further, to optimise panel position taking into account actual orientation, pitch, weather and shading. Not one of the four solar companies I had received quotes from do anything like this.

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