The following case study was conducted by NRG Panel in 2021. This case study contains imagery and details of a genuine solar panel installation carried out by our team.
This customer has given us permission to use their home as an example to encourage others to make the switch to solar PV. NRG Panel are the leading solar panel installers in Ireland. We specialise in solar PV and air to water heat pumps and have completed over 7,000 installation nationwide.
We have over 20 years’ experience and are SEAI registered along with triple ISO accredited so you can be sure you have made the right choice with us.
This case study was carried out on an installation by NRG Panel and is great example of solar panels Kilkenny
Michael got in contact with us back in July 2020 as he wanted to see are solar panels worth it for him. His main interest was saving electricity as he was planning on getting an electric car. However, the panels were important for both savings and environmental reasons for Michael. He had gotten a quote from a few different companies and after weighing up the pro’s and con’s decided to opt for NRG Panel.
Michael is living in a 3 bed, semi-detached bungalow. his roof is tiled and is east/west facing which is still a good orientation for solar panels. Prior to having solar panels installed in his home his BER rating was an E1.
As his BER rating was not within the grant territory, Michael automatically qualified for our NRG Panel incentive available to for those who are not SEAI grant eligible. This incentive is three extra free panels equating to an additional €6,000 savings over the lifetime of the system.
UPDATE 2022: Exciting news as the Solar PV grants have just changed for 2022. They have scrapped the BER requirement and the 2011 year of construction requirement.
New solar grant eligibility: Home must be built and occupied prior to 2021 & and you must also never have been in receipt of a PV grant at this address in the past.
New solar grant amount: €900 per kWp up to 2kWp and €300 for every additional kWp up to 4kWp. – No grant aid available for battery
After our consultation, our energy expert designed a bespoke system for Michael. They decided that the best option based on the monthly electricity usage, lifestyle, roof space and orientation would be a 12 panel system split over east and west facing roof with the inverter was installed in attic. Michael was using gas to heat his water and wanted to reduce his dependency on this, so we added on an Eddi diverter, this was installed in the hot press.
The installation team arrived on a sunny August morning and were finished up by just after lunch. Our aim was to save this customer up to 50% on his bills and to also provide him with some hot water, all the while reducing his carbon footprint and increasing his BER rating.
We caught up with Michael since the solar panel installation and he said he is very happy with the entire install, and he was more than happy to partake in our case studies as he wanted the opportunity to help others make an informed decision.
Having solar PV installed is a great investment and NRG Panel are the leading installers. Don’t Take Our Word – Here’s what Michael had to say just a month after the panels were installed.
“Installation was very quick and the installers worked well and left no mess to clear up. The panels working now for nearly a month and very happy with them”.
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We are the leading installer for solar panels Kilkenny and nationwide and our customers agree!
We use a consultative approach, so you will not get that pushy sales pitch that is all too prevalent in our industry – our consultants are highly trained and our solar panel consultations are completely free.
You have no obligation to proceed with the install if you decide solar PV is not for you after the consultation. However, you may like the idea of saving up to 50% on your electricity bills along with heating your water, charging your car, reducing your carbon footprint, and getting paid for excess energy.
Who knows, maybe you could be part of our case studies next year!