Your premises can utilise the energy that daylight brings using solar PV. Because of the high electricity use in commercial properties – lighting, computers, servers, and other energy intensive investments such as workplace EV chargers or commercial battery banks – the majority of energy generated by PV is often used on-site, increasing returns and maximising carbon reductions. Installation costs are also often also lower (per kWh installed) than in domestic properties, meaning the investment will often have high rates of return – commonly between 9-18% per year, based on Engenius’s previous installs. The solid financial case, not to mention the CSR and publicity benefits of solar, are swaying business owners across the UK to invest in Solar PV.
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Investment into a Commercial PV system has a number of specific benefits:
- The investment will protect you against volatile, rising energy prices. Commercial electricity tariffs currently mirror trends in global gas price, which has been increasingly unstable over recent years. By reducing energy bought from the grid, solar protects your business against this risk.
- Solar will allow your business to grow while keeping overheads in check. Growing companies often see foreseen and unforeseen risks, one of which is increasing energy bills as your business’s operation picks up pace. Solar mitigates this, keeping running costs down and making steady savings.
- PV is amongst the simplest of energy solutions, with great reliability and low maintenance. There are no moving parts and no pressurised fluids, meaning solar PV maintenance is very low, reducing the risk of the investment and allowing consistent returns to be made. This consistency also makes feasibility studies possible, enabling accurate profit forecasting before installation to guage the business case.
- Solar installations will seamlessly integrate with other energy applications. Heat pumps, EV chargers, and batteries all use high amounts of energy, thus benefiting from solar power. If your company is thinking about any other energy investments, then solar acts as the ‘first step’ with consistent, reliable returns providing a solid foundation.