Solar Panels harness the only renewable energy, that offer financial benefits for the homeowner and helps the environment.

Solar Energy, feed In Tariffs, grants and installations, it can all be confusing. In order to help answer any questions please call our Solar Power Helpline above

Solar Energy Resources

Find the cheapest energy supplier in your area.

Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development - DeMontfort University
Carries out research into all aspects of sustainable energy practices.

Energy Sense
Carries out energy efficiency work for homes.(Leicester only)

Leicester Energy Agency
As part of Britain's First Environment City, the Leicester Energy Agency is highly recognised in the UK and Europe for its work.

Centre for Alternative Technology
This centre is based in Wales and offers a range of services to help you live a more environmentally sensitive lifestyle.

Energy Technology Support Unit
This organisation concentrates on energy use in businesses and large energy consumers.

Friends of the Earth
This organisation is at the forefront of the campaign against Climate Change.

This is a library of energy efficiency and renewable energy images.

Building Research Establishment
This organisation has lots of information on energy efficiency in buildings.

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (formerly Department of the Environment - DOE)
This department is responsible for energy efficiency and renewable energy.

The International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives - CANADA
Based in Toronto, this organisation carry out a lot of work in energy efficiency

European Commission's energy site

Energy Saving Trust
This agency is responsible for carrying out much of the Government's Energy Efficiency work.

The Burton Wold Wind Farm Project

The Eaga Partnership

Energy Watch

Low carbon buildings programme

Solar PV
Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels generate free electricity for your home. This means lower electricity bills and a potential income from Feed in Tariff payments. Solar Photovoltaic is simply a long word for 'converting the heat from the sun into electricity' see benefits of fitting solar panels to your home


Feed In Tariffs (FITS)
Since April The Department of Energy and Climate Change introduced a scheme that compels energy suppliers to pay you for producing electricity via PV solar panels, it is referred to as Feed In Tariffs.


Solar Heating
Advice and help on Solar heating, solar heating panels, and solar compatible boilers and heating systems. Did you know that 70% of the average home's energy use is taken by heating water and rooms. see:, Can solar heating save you money and the environment?
Solar Grants
Although there are no official solar power grants from the government in terms of lump sum incentives, new feed-in tariffs reward homeowners for generating clean renewable electricity

Enviko Commitment - Free online home survey

No obligation, no annoying sales calls, just a straight forward home survey of your home to see if Solar Energy is right for your house. Click here for our free online survey to see how Solar panels could enhance your home and actually provide an income from the feed in tariffs. Have a 'solar question' then call 0800 678 5040 and Solar Courses will answer it straight away, without trying to sell you a thing.

A house can receive a significant contribution to its electricity requirements from a photovoltaic system installed on the roof. Such PV systems allow homeowners to generate electricity from a renewable and sustainable technology. The opportunity also exists for housing associations and commercial housing developers.

Home solar power pays – and the first 25 years are fully guaranteed


Common questions about Solar Energy:Common questions about renewable energy:

Key towns and cities which Solar Courses install solar panels at: Barnsley, Bradford, Bury, Dewsbury, Doncaster, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, Manchester, Oldham, Pontefract, Rochdale, Rotherham, Sheffield, Stockport, Wakefield. If you have any doubts about whether you are covered, please call us. +44 (0)208 541 1714 see installation areas or for solar panel installations click here.