School Case Studies


St Mary’s Catholic High School Solar Installation, Chesterfield

279-76kw-school-solar-panel-installation-chesterfield1St Mary’s is an 11-18 Catholic Voluntary Academy serving North East Derbyshire. A thriving, highly successful and over-subscribed school with a long and well established reputation. With an outstanding record of academic achievements and examination results consistently well above the national average. (more…)

17.25kw School Solar Panel Installation Leicester-Uplands Infant & Junior School

Uplands Infant & Junior School Solar Installation, Leicester

17.25kw School Solar Panel Installation Leicester2-Uplands Infant & Junior SchoolCustom Solar have offices in Chesterfield, Derbyshire and Leicester, many of our site staff reside in Leicester so there were no complaints about the commute to this project!  And it’s always a proud moment to see the team hard at work in our home towns.  Chesterfield it’s your turn next!!!!     (more…)

30.99kw School Solar Panel Installation Leeds-Moor Allerton Hall Primary School

Moor Allerton Hall Primary School Solar Installation, Leeds

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Additional roof utilised

Custom Solar‘s Andy Stone (Customer Services Manager) may not have had much joy from supporting Leeds United over the years but this Solar PV system in Leeds managed to turn his frown upside down!   (more…)

11kw School Solar Panel Installation Surrey2-Sunnydown Boys School

Sunnydown Boys School Solar Installation, Caterham Surrey

11kw School Solar Panel Installation Surrey-Sunnydown Boys School

During installation of the 44 panel system

In case you were thinking our installer’s had an aversion to the south of England here’s a corker of a PV system Custom Solar completed in Caterham, Surrey in the first year roll out of free Solar for Schools!   (more…)

45.825kw School Solar Panel Installation Nottingham -Butlers Hill Infant and Primary School

Butlers Hill Infant & Nursery School Solar Installation, Nottingham

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South East roof panel array

Butlers Hill is a modern school and has very little spare space inside, to combat this potential issue the inverter model and location were carefully chosen by the design team at Custom Solar; compact high capacity Power One units were installed above ceiling height in the mains room. (more…)

33.66kw School Solar Panel Installation Harrow- Heathland School

Heathland School Solar Installation, Harrow

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One of three arrays at Heathland School

It is clear from the pictures of this school how steep the roof is, which might lead people to assume it would not be suitable for Solar however the Heathland School solar system’s production is more biased to the winter months than a flatter roof, which works very well for schools. (more…)

16.75kw School Solar Panel Installation Nottingham-Carlton Standhill Infants School

Carlton Standhill Infant School Solar Installation, Nottinghamshire

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Slate tile installation

Another school in the Nottingham area choose to beat energy price rises by opting to install Solar.  This quaint school benefits from it’s original 1920′s slate roof – very supportive.  The roofing team at Custom Solar put their extensive experience to good use when working with the aged tiles, they eat slates for breakfast!   (more…)

41.82kw School Solar Panel Installation Derby-Chellaston Academy

Chellaston Academy Solar Installation, Derby

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The perfect roof!

The Solar system installed at Chellaston Academy is worth a whopping £80k over a 25 year period to the school!  Not bad to say the school did not have to raise a penny to reap the many benefits this will provide.   (more…)

38.505kw School Solar Panel Installation Nottingham-Beeston Fields Primary School

Beeston Fields Primary School Solar Installation, Nottinghamshire

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38.505kw array-consisting of 151 Trina Panels

Beeston Fields Primary School installation has two different orientations East and South, allowing peak performance in the early part of the day, matching the school’s consumption profile well.  The work was performed in term time, the scaffold being erected and dropped over the weekends, and Custom Solar operatives working around break times to ensure safety of pupils and staff.  (more…)

45.325kw School Solar Panel Installation Darlington-Longfield Academy of Sport

Longfield Academy of Sport Solar Installation, Darlington

45.325kw School Solar Panel Installation Darlington-Longfield Academy of Sport in progress

In progress – mounting rail in position

Custom Solar successfully worked alongside the building contractor at Longfield Academy of Sport as the Solar system was to be installed on the new build sports hall’s roof.  All available space on the new roof was utilsed and the panels were arranged in a combination of Portrait and Landscape to achieve the system size of 45.325kWp. (more…)