Commercial Solar Panels

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Custom Solar have helped companies up and down the country gain control of their energy expenditure by generating their own electricity on site, and we're here to help you achieve the same. After all, spending on energy costs can amount to a large percentage of each company's outlay.

So why not reduce your overheads so that the company's profitability can rise?

Electricity prices have historically risen at a rate of around 10% per year, generating your own electricity can protect against these rises and insure that your business isn't exposed to uncontrollable growing overheads.

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Installing a Solar PV system will allow you to:

  • Reduce overheads and protect your business against future energy price rises
  • Benefit from inflation-linked returns guaranteed by the government for the next 20 years
  • Lower carbon emissions and demonstrate your green credentials to customers, suppliers and clients
  • Generate another income stream for your business
  • Gain an extra competitive advantage in a tough economic climate

ISO 14001

As we move into an period where reporting our carbon footprints and reducing our emissions become a key aspect of business for many sectors, especially those looking to build partnerships with suppliers and retailers amongst others, installing a renewable energy system can help you.

With ISO 14001 increasingly a pre-requisite for many partnerships, installing a Solar PV System alongside your environmental management plan is the logical step to make. Custom solar hold ISO 14001 certification so are perfectly equipped to support your business.

Commercial Case Studies


AF Switchgear Solar Installation, Sutton In Ashfield

AF Switchgear are one of the UK’s largest switchgear manufacturers and set the standard for LV Switchgear and Power Distribution with four manufacturing facilities on two sites in Nottinghamshire adjacent to Junction 28 of the M1 giving transport links all across the country.  

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club Solar Installation, Derby

The 3aaa County Ground has been the home of cricket in Derbyshire for over 140 years since the Club’s formation in November 1870. The ground has a rich sporting heritage and has hosted many events including a FA Cup final, international football and cricket, horse racing and the original home of Derby County Football Club. 

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50kw Commercial Solar Panel Installation Smith of Derby

Smith of Derby Solar Installation

Smith of Derby are certainly not stuck in time when it comes to their view on the environment, they first began their investigation into sustainability and renewable energy options earlier in 2015 and began the process of speaking with local companies in order to explore the options and choose the right partners.

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Commercial Blog

Matthew Samantha Brailsford Environment Award Derbyshire Times

Custom Solar win ‘The Environment Award’ at the 2015 Derbyshire Times Business Awards!

We are so proud to have been recognised for our commitment to the environment at this years Derbyshire Times Business Awards, we were in good company with the very best of Chesterfield’s business community. 

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A life without Solar subsidies……

Ok folks so here it is, an honest and hopefully not too colourful assessment of solar pv in the UK.  I’ve waited a couple of days to write this because otherwise I feared it would all be effing and jeffing with a few well-placed jabs at DECC and this extremely green government!

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DJI Phantom 3 Professional Aerial of Dunston Innovation Centre

Custom Solar go airborne!

As the Solar sector continues to grow so does the interest of past, present and future clients regarding solar arrays and their placement on commercial buildings.  One of the biggest problems we face as a company, post installation is that we have struggled to take pictures that show the full extent of the installation.

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With electricity costs constantly rising, investing in solar PV is a great opportunity for businesses.

If you'd like more information, we're happy to help