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Top Safety Accreditation awarded to Custom Solar!

Custom Solar has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety.  Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors.   (more…)

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Breaking news! Financial support for Solar PV projects over 5MW to be potentially cut from 2015?

DECC have opened a consultation to discuss how they can cost effectively manage the deployment of large and medium scale Solar PV under the Renewables Obligation (RO) and Feed in Tariff (FITs) scheme.  Here at Custom Solar we are very eager to see how this will directly affect the Solar PV market. (more…)

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‘Celebrate Chesterfield’

Celebrate Chesterfield Event @ Proact Stadium

What a brilliant turnout!


Over 200 people attended this yearly event today to join in celebrating our wonderful town of Chesterfield. Nothing beats the smell of freshly cooked bacon at 7am in the morning! (more…)

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Back page stars of Chesterfield’s 2014/15 Council Tax guide!

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Proud to be based in Chesterfield


Look out for us on this guide due to fly through your letterboxes in the next few days.


Commercial Solar Design Engineer-Andy Barton

A sceptic’s guide to Voltage Optimisation

Senior Solar Design Engineer -Andy Barton

By Andy Barton
Senior Solar Design Engineer at Custom Solar

Voltage optimisation is often treated by many as the “crystal healing” of renewable technologies because there appears to be no difference to the consumer. However, it is the more subtle effects of over-voltage of the electrical grid in the UK where real savings emerge. (more…)