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Are You Tired Of

Energy Bills

Paying high energy bills every month?

Electricity Outages

Constant electricity outages giving you a headache?

Energy Capacity

Not using energy to Its full capacity?

Value Back

Not getting back the value you pay for on energy bills?
Why Solar PV?

Yes! The UK & Ireland IS suitable for Solar PV.

Solar panels work on daylight (UV), not direct sunlight and there is ample daylight hours to generate a healthy amount of electricity.

On average a 4kW system could potentially generate £600.00* worth of electricity annually.
*price is an approximation, based on a unit price of 18p/kW (100% self consumption), on a 30 degree, south facing roof.*

Future proof your home to rising electricity costs

Lower your carbon footprint

Power your home with green energy

Prices are now more feasible, and we also offer a finance option if preferred. No moving parts, so maintenance and upkeep are minimum.

Afraid you will not get the benefit as you are out all day?

We can help you maximise the potential by;

  • helping to re-educate how you go about your daily tasks
  • we can also install additional items such as
    • an Eddi, to heat your hot water via your immersion heater 
    • or a battery, to store any generated energy not used in the house rather than selling back to the grid.

Therefore, even if you are not home, the system is still working for you!

Heat your water with solar

Priority is always given to the electrical items in the home, if they are not being used, or are less than what the system is producing, then the extra energy (which would normally go back to the grid) would be diverted to the Eddi appliance.

It is not designed to heat your hot water as the immersion does, it is designed to work alongside it. It will give a gradual heat to the water in your tank (depending on the surplus energy your Solar Panels are producing) and so may need to be boosted by the immersion heater, which you can turn on as you would normally, only with the Eddi installed, you can do it via its interface instead.
Think of a pot of water on a low heat, it will be longer to heat than a kettle, but it will gradually get up to temperature.

With an Eddi installed, you are maximizing the usage of all the electricity produced by the PV system, instead of feeding it back to the grid.

Optional information
Supplied and installed £650 + VAT to include the app (hub), or £600 + VAT without the app.

Battery Storage

Can be fitted alongside the installation of PV or retrofitted at a later stage. Most popular is 4.8kWh for a residential property. While it may increase your overall payback on initial outlay, it does ensure you maximize the potential savings on system generation.

About Start Solar

Start solar, based in Banbridge, Northern Ireland and Dublin, Southern Ireland, is an industry leading solar energy provider covering the whole of the UK and Ireland. Specialising in commercial and residential solar systems, battery storage, Electric vehicle charging points and energy auditing.

Our mission is to provide everyone the opportunity to install renewable energy by offering our clients the most affordable and cutting-edge solutions.By tightly managing our own costs we are able to pass the savings on to you – our valued customers.

With over 10 years’ experience in the industry, our team are experts in their field, with a wealth of knowledge on everything renewable energy and how to develop a bespoke solution, tailored for each and every one of our clients.

We use only the highest quality components manufactured by Tier 1 manufacturers. This ensures that the investment you make in our renewable systems will continue to serve you for at least 25 years.

The in-depth knowledge and attention to detail of our team helps make the process seamless from start to finish.

Start solar operate internationally in Australia, India, as well as Ireland and the UK and can avail of an impressive buying power to help our mission become a reality.

Get in touch with Start Solar.
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Google Reviews

07:45 13 May 22
Really happy with the service from Start Solar. From initial consultation to installation, it was an exceptionally smooth process to add solar panels to our house. Any queries or questions we’ve had... since have all been promptly and professionally answered. Would highly recommend Start more
Tracy KirkpatrickTracy Kirkpatrick
11:29 06 May 22
I got a 5kW solar PV installation,The all black panels also look great which was a massive deciding factor for us, along with the 25 year product warranty which was the longest warranty we could... find. I’ll be honest and say I did get quotes but Start Solar came out on top. Thank you to Suzie for her advice and for both Andrew & Suzie for coming back to talk me through the system. Very happy to recommend to others & already have recommended to many customers visiting my accommodation.Hope this summer the panels do there magic and I can updateread more
Julie HardyJulie Hardy
21:36 02 May 22
Great service from Suzie at start and fitting guys were in and out in half a day. Great job, panels only fitted znd we've saved money already!! Thanks guys!
Gerry TrainorGerry Trainor
15:10 22 Apr 22
Absolutely fantastic service. They advised the type of system I needed which was less than I thought saving me money. They turned up on the day on time and were all wrapped up by lunchtime. Sam... took the time to talk me through the app and how to manage my appliance usage differently as out of the house much of the day when the system is generating electricity. I can already see savings and in no time the system will have paid for itself.If you want to lower your costs and your carbon footprint I would have no hesitation recommending the team at Start Solar. First Class !!!read more
Peter DawsonPeter Dawson
17:20 15 Apr 22
We've only had the solar panels in since 5 April. Excellent job with installation and everything seems to be working perfectly. The engineer installed an app on my phone which shows me how much... electricity I'm generating. Really happy with more
Warren HarteWarren Harte
21:10 09 Apr 22
Just had my panels installed yesterday and done a small 8 hour trial today to see how they performed. During this time I used the dishwasher twice, washing machine 3 times, had a pot of soup on the... hob all day, boiled the kettle numerous times and also afford myself the luxury of using the tumble dryer for 3 hours. On top of this our water is pumping hot because it gets heated before any excess is fed back to the grid so I'm saving on oil too! All this only cost me 63p!!!! My tumbler dryer cost nearly £1.20 an hour before on its own. This has to be the best decision and investment I've ever more
Elizabeth CullenElizabeth Cullen
12:38 23 Mar 22
Start Solar was very efficient from start to finish. Explained the process thoroughly and Suzie patiently answered all our questions even coming back a second day for more. The panels were installed... without any mess or disruptionSo far so good Thank you Start Solar .read more
Stephen HaslamStephen Haslam
20:11 17 Mar 22
Very pleased with Solar PV system installed by Start Solar. Suzie was always at hand to answer any questions and the installation was straight forward. Solis home app allows for live real time... looking at what your panels are producing. This is good to know as you can then stagger what appliances you want to use throughout the day and when you know you panels are producing good energy. Would and have recommended!read more
10:34 16 Feb 22
Highly recommended. Very knowledgeable and professional. My install was completed quickly with minimal fuss. The all black solar panels look great on my garage roof too! Best time to get solar... installed with energy prices on the rise! Check Start Solar out. Best more
Patrick HudsonPatrick Hudson
15:01 15 Feb 22
Highly recommend Start Solar, great to deal with from start to finish. Suzie Walker was really friendly made the whole process run smoothly, her after sales has been really helpful as well in terms... of setting up the app etc and always prompt to respond to emails. The install team were in and out in a day and the standard of work was neat and tidy, no complaints from myself as a tradesman! Price wise Start Solar are more than competitive, maybe even the cheapest I found, but the quality of components used are the best on the market, you can't go wrong!read more
Cheryl McCulloughCheryl McCullough
00:10 10 Feb 22
Recently got 8 Jinko panels fitted and a 4.8kw pylon tech battery. Very happy with how the panels look on my roof and a very neat and tidy job was done with the inverter and battery system fitted in... one small corner of my loft. There is also the added bonus of the Solis app to see what electricity I’m generating, what I’m storing on the battery and what I’m using all at the click of a button. As with anything new I’ve had a few teething problems but Suzie and Mark have been on hand to give advice and sort everything out quickly. Great professionalism and customer care throughout. Long may that continue 🙂read more
22:58 19 Jan 22
Great communication, easily contactable and competitively priced. Only fault was due to installation, as was told I would have to tear up carpet and flooring for cabling and after some long... conversations and problem solving an agreement was made to cut (by me) an access hole in the ceiling of one of the rooms. Was an extra cost that wasn’t highlighted on the site visit. But all work of installers was neat and tidy, just be sure you either have an attic for the inverter to be installed or have good access to your consumer more
Eddie BlakeEddie Blake
21:19 07 Jan 22
First class service from this company. I got a solar system installed back in November and I've had my first month bill come in since it was put in and I was very pleasantly surprised. Even through... probably the worst month of the year, it was reduced by £45. So I can already see the system is working and doing exactly what I was told it would. Suzie, the sales person who came out was brilliant, she talked my wife and I through our options and left us to think about it, there was no pressure on the day of the survey to commit. This company get very good reviews for a reason, they respond promptly to questions/ emails, they use premium panels and they are all enthusiastic about their work- the installers included.Keep up the great work & all the best with your business in the more
Richard O'HaraRichard O'Hara
20:14 06 Dec 21
Really lovely company to deal with. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The installation team completed the entire process within one day. They were extremely polite, helpful and... respectful of the property.I would have no hesitation in recommending Suzie, Andrew and the team of Start Solar. Many thanks more
Heather MuldoonHeather Muldoon
19:27 06 Dec 21
After completing my research on Solar energy and deciding on Start Solar to install the system I can say I have been pleasantly surprised by all the members of the team. From Suzie who came, listened... carefully to our requirements and what we hoped to achieve by having Solar power and answering our questions, through to the installation team,who were brilliant. They were courteous, hard working, informative and very tidy in their working environment; a rarity nowadays. So a very big thank you to them!! After just a few days we have been able to see the reduction in grid energy consumption despite some very grey days and hopefully the investment we have made will make a huge difference annually, off setting the initial outlay and on a smaller scale doing our bit in reduction of fossil fuels. Thank you again .read more
Trevor JonesTrevor Jones
21:09 17 Nov 21
I recently got 12 panels installed and I am very pleased that I chose Start Solar to install it. I got the hot water heater too which works through the emersion and even last night at 5pm we had... piping hot water from the solar during the day. The team on the day were very clean and tidy and they placed the inverter in a very accessible area for me to look at in the roof space and I’ve got the app all on my phone to monitor it. No hard sale, Suzie has been brilliant to deal with, they use the latest products, everything has been seamless. Highly more
Kirsten MastersKirsten Masters
22:13 10 Nov 21
I’d love to share the positive experience we had with Start Solar UK & Ireland. First of all they were really easy to contact which we did first on Facebook then by phone. Suzie came out very... promptly & was so friendly, knowledgeable & professional. She had a really good look around our property and listened to our concerns and needs. We were very happy with that first meeting. The plans for our solar system were laid out & explained in a way that was easier to understand and read. We were given lots of different payment options too which was great. I liked that nothing was pushed on us, it was totally led by us.After making the deal we had to wait a while but it was fine because Suzie kept in close contact with us to kept us up to date. The guys who fitted our solar panels & fitted the indoor system were really nice, professional & quick! Sam especially was very friendly & didn’t mind explaining a few times about how everything worked, he was so knowledgeable & clearly loves his job! Especially in these uncertain time it can be unnerving having unknown people at your home but Sam was lovely!Overall we would highly recommend this company due to their competitive prices, really approachable staff & great, good looking & easy to use products! Thanks again!read more
Aaron RossiAaron Rossi
09:28 29 Sep 21
This was such as easy process from start to finish. Excellent sales process explaining in great deal. The installation and walk through were fantastic and the system is great. We have a good... supply of electricity coming in - constant hot water from the Eddi and hope to reap the benefits in terms of cost. A big driver for us was the environmental benefit - working from home, I can use the natural resource to heat up the areas of the house that I need to with electricity generated from the sun rather than using oil.Great company - great service - clean reliable installation engineers!read more


*Testimonials available on the Start Solar UK & ireland Google Profile*