Solar PV Applications

Since the introduction of the Feed in Tariff last year, the demand for Solar microgeneration has increased considerably.

Over the last year, many companies have been quick to offer free Solar Panels to domestic homeowners providing cheaper electricity and securing Feed in Tariff payments for 25 years.

Solar Panel CourseHowever, it is not only domestic homes that have taken up the Feed in Tariff opportunity. There are many small businesses that have benefited from Solar PV installations.


Farmers have found that Feed in Tariff payments are a good opportunity for diversification for those with large shed or grain store roofs. An average barn could potentially generate up to 60kW of power. A recent survey revealed that 80% of farmers want to install Solar PV on their property by 2013.

Non Profit Organisations

Many charitable associations are investing in Solar PV and some housing association are using Solar PV to help those of their residents in great poverty.


Church buildings are ideal for Solar PV installation as they are east facing and have an ideal roof orientation. The Church of England is aiming to reduce its carbon footprint by 40% and Solar PV is the ideal solution to do this.

There are many differing Solar PV applications open to PV installers and those wanting to get into the industry, this makes Solar a promising and diversifying career choice.