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Domestic Solar PV

Solar Power in Ireland

Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are rapidly growing in popularity as an excellent source of renewable energy for homes. At Alternative Energy – the one-stop shop for electric solar PV in Ireland, we specialise in providing top-notch solar PV panels for residential properties of every size.
We offer complete design and installation services for new build properties as well as retrofit solar panels to existing houses. Adding our PV solar systems to your homes will improve the energy rating of your home, which in turn, will boost the value of your property.
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Why Install Solar Panels?

Installing our high-quality solar PV system on your roof or the ground will:

Available Grants & Tariffs

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland or the SEAI provides solar panel grants. They offer a substantial amount of grants to help homeowners, communities, business owners, and large industries decrease their energy costs and reduce greenhouse emissions.
SEAI Domestic Grant. Domestic grants are available to energy consumers with houses built pre 2021. Max Grant available is €2,100.

Why Choose Alternative Energy?

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Highly trained and accredited company with extensive experience in the electrical engineering sector.
Over 12 years of experience in installing PV solar systems in residential, commercial & agriculture properties.
A diligent team of knowledgeable specialists who have expertise in the design, delivery, and installation of PV panels.
A wide variety of PV solar panels for sale for homes and commercial properties.

Our Accreditations

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Our Approach

Counted as one of the leading solar PV installers in Ireland and Northern Ireland, Alternative Energy follows a meticulous approach to ensure the success of every project we undertake. This includes:
Consultation: We start by getting to know your energy demands and objectives before putting together a custom strategy that meets your exact needs.
Design: To ensure optimal energy production, our specialists offer solar panels for houses that are tailored to your area.
Installation: To ensure the highest levels of craftsmanship, our qualified specialists carry out the installation of home solar panels in Ireland with accuracy and care.
Monitoring: We provide professional, real-time monitoring services to check the functioning of your system and quickly handle any concerns.
Maintenance: Performing routine maintenance guarantees that your PV panels will continue to run effectively for many years to come.
Get in touch with our skilled team today to install the best solar PV panels in Ireland or Northern Ireland and generate your own electricity by harnessing the power of the sun.
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Our installation and customer service team are trained to the highest standards in the solar power sector. We pride ourselves on giving our customers the highest professional standard of after care and support.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Solar Panels

Solar PV panels are placed on your roof or ground.

UV from the sunlight forms a reaction in the solar panels, which creates electricity.

Electricity is charged from Direct Current (DC) to Alternating Current (AC) via an inverter.

The electricity is connected to your house through the main fuse board.

This electrical energy is used to power the various electrical demands of your house.

Your energy rating improves because you are utilising renewable energy to power your house.

Your PV solar system saves money and saves the planet.
The kind of rooftop you have will be a crucial factor in determining if solar panels are suited for your house since some roof types, especially older ones, are not compatible with photovoltaic systems. As part of the evaluation process, your installer will advise you on whether or not your roof is appropriate. If your roof is unsuitable, you will be offered alternatives on how to change it and make solar systems in Ireland and Northern Ireland work.

Generally speaking, a variety of criteria determine whether your roof is appropriate for solar photovoltaic panels and, if so, which type would be ideal for you. For instance, you need to determine where on your roof the panel will be fitted and which way your residential property faces. This is important as homes facing south receive more sunlight than those facing north.
When you install solar panels in Ireland or in Northern Ireland on your residential property, you won’t be cut off from the Irish grid. You will just need to rely on it less frequently. The beauty of switching to solar electricity is that you are producing your own energy. You will always have access to a clean, renewable energy supply, regardless of what is happening elsewhere in the nation.

Additionally, it implies that your energy expenses are mostly constant. Therefore, the majority of your energy will always be free, regardless of how the price of oil or gas changes in response to the market. Sunshine is completely free and when energy costs rise over time due to inflation, your solar panels for home will actually save you more money.
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Scanner Shackletons Milling
Scanner Shackletons Milling
We had been considering the installation of Solar PV for quite a while. I visited many commercial premises that had installed solar panels to research the process, before deciding on Alternative Energy as our provider. Jerome, Ronan and their team did a top class job of designing, installing and commissioning our system, with minimum disruption to the every day running of our factory. All the required paperwork and forms were completed for our ESB Network connection and our SEAI grant application. Our phone app allows us to monitor our usage and get live information of solar production. I am now looking at installing a second system on another premises and plan on using Jerome and Ronan once again. Their standard of workmanship is exemplary and I would have no hesitation in recommending Alternative Energy as a solar provider. Mark Birnie Director Shackletons Milling.
Kendra Reynolds
Kendra Reynolds
The guys were recommended to me by a friend. Price was good and they were lovely to deal with. I'm not usually one for leaving reviews but they went the extra mile so I thought it was only fair. We actually had a faulty inverter out of the box, the guys took up the case with the manufacturer and got us a replacement fitted within a week, so fair play.
Gerry Cummins
Gerry Cummins
Excellent service and excellent value for money. They came on the planned date and installed, tested and commissioned the solar PV panel system over two days. Both the roofing team and the electricians carried out their work in a professional manner. They answered and explained any questions I asked, they discussed with me beforehand what they would do, they explained how the system operates and what apps I needed to download and they tidied up fully when they were finished. I would have no hesitation in recommending Alternative Energy to anyone based on their excellent service and professionalism.
Dawn O'Connor
Dawn O'Connor
Alternative Energy installed our solar PV system with hot water diverter in May 2023, fantastic service from initial contact with salesperson, very experienced and friendly installation team, excellent handover on how the installed system works plus assistance with drawdown of the SEAI grant. We highly recommend ALTERNATIVE ENERGY.
paul mac
paul mac
The guys at alternative energy installed our solar system 7 years ago, it was well installed and works brilliantly, they are always very happy to help with any questions even 7 years later. Highly recommend, great guys!
Linda Muldoon
Linda Muldoon
Alternative energy installed my solar panels I would highly recommend them a very professional company arrived on time got the job done in record time explained everything and I must say I am very pleased with the end result can see some savings already so a very pleased customer.
Greg Carey
Greg Carey
Great company to deal with and really professional both pre- and post-installation. Always available to answer any questions and the installation itself was really quick. Very happy with my setup now and having the ability to charge my EV car for free is a huge bonus.
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Jabberwokk Account
Superb, unparalleled quality of installation and service. We've had 3 solar PV installations by Alternative Energy and they'll get our recommendation to each prospective customer..
Tracey O Neill
Tracey O Neill
Great company to deal with….very happy with the savings from our solar panels and Eddi hot water system. Would have no hesitation in recommending Alternative Energy!
kieran brett
kieran brett
Very pleased with 5.5kw install by this company. They were very competitive with pricing. Very helpful both in sizing the system and advising what best suited my property. Install done over 2 days, no fuss, good workmanship, all paperwork completed thoroughly. Queries post install were dealt with professionally and efficiently and to my complete satisfaction. Would definitely recommend this company for solar installation.
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