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Custom Solar-A bright choice that won't cost the earth

Solar PV Update – Train ponderings

Custom Solar Managing Director-Matthew Brailsford (2)

Matthew Brailsford

Although you may be sat in your office or even at home reading this post I am writing it from a train that has just left Chesterfield station bound for London.  On the way to the train station I’ve been pondering a few issues relating to the energy market and I thought I’d just let them spill out of my head on the journey south. I suppose this post may raise as many questions as it answers but I hope it will provide a general overview of the Solar PV industry on today, the 13 of May 2015. (more…)


Environment Agency Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme

Employ 250 people or turnover £39 million? Mandatory Energy Audits due before the end of 2015

ESOS (Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme) is a mandatory energy assessment scheme for organisations in the UK that meet the qualification criteria.  The audit is a requirement from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and The Environment Agency is the UK scheme administrator. (more…)


Custom Solar achieve ISO-9001

Custom Solar achieves ISO 9001 & 14001 certification from The British Assessment Bureau!

Custom Solar achieve ISO-14001Custom Solar has achieved the internationally recognised ISO 9001 and ISO 14001, establishing it as one of the leaders in its field.  This independent assessment was conducted by the leading Certification Body, the British Assessment Bureau and demonstrates our commitment to customer service and quality in delivery. (more…)


75kw Commercial Solar Panel Installation Chesterfield-MSE Hiller

MSE Hiller Solar Installation, Chesterfield Derbyshire

75kw Commercial Solar Panel Installation Chesterfield Inverter-MSE Hiller

Fronius Agilo 75kw Inverter

 MSE Hiller were established in April 2001 and quickly became a well respected company for the supply and rental of centrifuges and environmental engineering products to the water and Industrial effluent control sectors throughout the UK.  They work with the leading names in the Industry to install state of the art centrifuge technology.   (more…)


4kw-Commercial-Solar-Panel-Installation-Chesterfield-Starfish

Starfish Group Solar Installation, Chesterfield Derbyshire

4kw Commercial Solar Panel Installation Chesterfield Inverter-Starfish

Conveniently located Samil Power 4kw Inverter

Starfish Group are a multi-disciplinary new build, housing retrofit and sustainability consultancy organisation located just a minute’s drive from Custom Solar’s offices in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.  Naturally we have a strong business relationship with Starfish working in similar sectors and have partnered with Starfish on previous projects.   (more…)


4kw Domestic Solar Panel Installation Chesterfield-McGurk

4kw Solar Installation, Clowne Chesterfield

4kw Domestic Solar Panel Installation 2 Chesterfield-McGurk

Array designed around existing Sunpipe

Mr McGurk contacted Custom Solar’s office team directly when considering Solar PV for his Domestic property, and of course we were happy to oblige!  (more…)


71.75kw Commercial Solar Panel Installation Gainsborough Drovers Call Carehome

Drovers Call (Knights Care) Solar Installation, Gainsborough Lincolnshire

71.75kw Commercial Solar Panel Installation Gainsborough Inverter-Drovers Call Carehome

One of the three Samil Inverters

Adam Knights from Knights Care simply can’t get enough of  Solar PV! Drovers Call care home represents the larger of the two facilities within the Knights Care group to have Solar installed by Custom Solar.  This system will provide an income to the home for 20 years and profit Knights Care in excess of £450k. (more…)


25.75kw Commercial Solar Panel Installation Leek-Abbey Court Knights Care

Abbey Court (Knights Care) Solar Installation, Leek Staffordshire

25.75kw Commercial Solar Panel Installation Leek-Knights Care Logo

 

Knights Care Limited have been named in the top 5 fastest growing businesses of the region in 2014, so installing a Commercial Solar system seemed like the next logical step for the young, forward thinking company. (more…)


10kw Commercial Solar Panel Installation Chesterfield-Shorts Accountants

Shorts Chartered Accountants Solar Installation, Chesterfield Derbyshire

10kw Commercial Solar Panel Installation Chesterfield-Shorts Accountants (2)

Fellow Chesterfield Champions

Founded 125 years ago this well established business has it’s sights set firmly on the future.  As fellow members of the Chesterfield Champions, Shorts have truly shown their champion spirit for the local business community by joining forces with Custom Solar to install a 10kw Commercial Solar PV  system at their Chesterfield Office.   (more…)


Custom Solar-A bright choice that won't cost the earth

BBC Radio Derby interview with our Managing Director Matthew Brailsford

Custom Solar Managing Director-Matthew Brailsford (2)

Face for Radio!

Fellow Chesterfield Champion Anna Melton from In the Works PR kindly presented us yesterday  the opportunity to discuss live on BBC Radio Derby the breaking news of overtime and holiday pay ruling.  To listen to the interview click Here and you’ll hear Matthew’s dulcet tones at 1:43:35! (more…)