How to use our solar panel calculator?

Article posted

18th Apr 2024

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4-8 min read


Mollie Pinnington

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The rising cost of energy is a major concern for businesses of all sizes in the UK. But what if there was a way to take control of your energy bills and reduce your dependence on the grid? Look no further than solar power!

Investing in solar panels is a smart decision for businesses looking to save money, boost their sustainability, and future-proof their operations. However, navigating the world of solar installers and getting the best price can be daunting.

That is where our website's solar installation cost calculator comes in!

Why Use Our Solar Calculator to Find the Best Solar Deals in the UK?

Our free-to-use solar calculator is designed to be your one-stop shop for finding the perfect solar solution for your business. Here is what makes it stand out:

  • Quick and Easy: Simply enter a few businesses detail and our solar panel cost calculator will do the rest. providing you with a tailored estimate of potential energy savings and system costs.
  • Compare Prices from Reputable Installers: We connect you with a network of vetted and accredited solar installers across the UK. Our calculator provides competitive quotes, allowing you to compare pricing options and find the best deal for your business needs.
  • No Obligation, All Information: There is no pressure to buy. Our calculator empowers you with the knowledge you need to make an informed decision about going solar.


The Benefits of Solar Power for Businesses

Solar energy offers a multitude of advantages for businesses:

  • Significant cost savings: Lower your energy bills and gain long-term energy independence. Solar power generates electricity for your business. This means you will no longer need to pay expensive electricity bills from the grid. Your energy bills will also be free from the volatile energy market as the price you pay will no longer be tied to market movement.
  • Hedge against rising energy prices: Solar provides a stable and predictable energy source, protecting your business from future energy cost fluctuations. No more worrying about an energy crisis as you will be protected if this ever happens again.
  • Enhance your brand image: Demonstrate your commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility. Solar helps lower your scope two emissions.
  • Increase property value: Solar panels can boost the value of your commercial property.
  • Government incentives: Take advantage of financial grants and reduced VAT rates to make solar power even more affordable for your business.

Learn more about solar energy for businesses today.


Calculate solar in three easy steps.

At Resolve Net Zero we want to simplify everything for our clients to make sure they can focus on working and we do the leg work. With our calculator you can get an accurate solar quotation in minutes!

Step 1

To get started with our solar calculator you will need to enter your businesses address and map out your roof area. Our interactive calculator will measure out your roof to give you an accurate solar quotation. This will also allow us to see the maximum system size that can fit onto the roof.

Step 2

Before we can give an accurate estimation of your solar panel system size and price,  we need a few more details about your building. This will allow us to estimate the number of solar panels that will fit on the roof and be in the sunlight.

Step 3

Finally, just enter your businesses annual electricity consumption for a much more accurate quotation. You will be able to find your consumption on a recent electric bill.

Get started with our solar calculator now!

Solar calculator FAQs

How much electricity (kWh) will solar panels generate?

The amount of electricity that is generated from solar panels for your business depends on the size of your building and the size of your system. Whether or not solar will cover all your electricity needs will heavily depend on your electricity consumption. However, either way solar will significantly lower your electricity bills and benefit your business.


Will Solar reduce my energy consumption?

This is how much electricity your business uses, so whilst solar wont lower consumption it will make the amount of electricity consumed a lot cheaper. If you want energy saving equipment that will reduce your consumption you could consider voltage optimisation.


How many solar panels do I need?

This will depend on your available roof space and the amount of energy your business consumes. When we have a quote for you, we will be able to let you know the system size that would be needed for your business.


What is the payback period for solar?

Solar panels massively reduce your business energy bills with some seeing up to 30% reduction. Due to these cost savings solar panels pay for themselves with the back period usually being around 3-5 years depending on your business.


If you're ready to improve your energy efficiency whilst driving down energy bills then why not get in touch? With our carbon management plans we will give your business everything it needs to reduce consumption and maximise on savings. . Request a free quote now and start reducing your carbon footprint and energy bills today.