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Solar PV Panels Installers in Central Scotland

H & K Crawford Electrical Ltd Supply , design and install solar pv panel systems all over  Central Scotland. We are domestic, commercial and industrial solar panel installers from 1kw to 50MW. We are the solar panel installers you can trust. We can offer a budget 4kw system from £5500 fully installed and certificated. We provide a range of solar panels from Poly, Mono and Hybrid.  Our commercial standard solar pv systems start at around £17,000 for a 10KW solar pv system fully installed. We have hundreds of happy solar panel clients and provide a quality installation at a competitive quote.

We are a family run business established in 1984 who are trusted installers of photovoltaic (PV) solar panel systems and the number one choice for solar PV installations in the clackmannanshire area and all over Central Scotland. Our design service takes into account the SAP calculation. We can supply a variety of solar panels , inverters and mounting systems to give our customers a system that suits their budget and energy use.


MCS Accredited Solar PV Installers

We are MCS accredited solar PV installers in Scotland, certifiers of construction and members of REAL assurance. Our MCS approval allows our customers to access the feed-in tariff for 25 years. This helps to reduce the pay back time to around 8 to 10 years and then the solar panels will make you money for the remaining period. With the rising energy costs and the peak value for the feed-in tariff, there is never a better time to consider a photovoltaic solar panel system.

We provide a quality service from the initial design right through to the feed-in tariff registration. All our staff are fully qualified solar PV engineers and can provide a quality installation in the home and in commercial premises. All our design services are free for solar PV.


The Advantages of Solar Electricity

  • Reduce your carbon footprint
  • Store electricity
  • Reduce electricity bills
  • Obtain a solar panel grant or loan
  • Get paid of every kW you generate via the feed in tariff
  • Get paid for your export to the grid
  • Renewable and reliable solar energy
  • Low maintenance solar
  • Silent – no noise pollution
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How do Solar PV Systems work?

Solar Photovoltaic systems (solar panels) use energy from the sun to create electricity used to run household appliances and lighting. When sunlight shines on a Photovoltaic (PV) panel, an electric field is created across the cell resulting in the flow of electricity.

Using a renewable energy can save you money and help reduce climate change.


Types of Solar PV Panel

We supply and specify a wide range of solar panels and inverters. Solar PV panels come in a variety of styles:

  • Transparent solar panels – for use in conservatories and glass
  • Coloured panels
  • All black solar panel for a discreet installation
  • Hybrid Cells – thin film and crystalline solar cells


At H & K Crawford Electrical Ltd we can find which solar panels are the best for you. We choose from a range of solar power products to provide the most effective and efficient solar PV panel system for all our customers.


Is my home right for Solar PV Panels?

Is your home in a suitable location for solar panels?

Ensure your home is not over-shadowed by trees or buildings. This can reduce the output of the system.


Do you need a building warrant for solar panels?

You may require a building warrant from Edinburgh Council but as certifiers of construction we can apply for the warrant and approve the installation.


Do you need planning permission?

Always obtain planning permission from your local government authority in case the property is a listed building or in a conservation area in Edinburgh. We can help with this.


Is your roof strong enough?

Solar panels and the mounting can be heavy. The roof must be strong enough to take their weight. We can arrange a structural engineer report where required.


Solar Panel Installers Central Scotland

Our fully qualified team of designers, installers and certifiers deliver a quality solar panel installation at a competitive cost. All our installations are covered by a 5 / 10 year product, 10-year workmanship and 25-year output warranty.

Installation involves:

  • Roof work
  • Fitting of roof fittings
  • Fitting of solar panel
  • Electrical connection
  • DC (Direct current) to inverter from solar panel array
  • AC (Alternating current) to meter into household fuse box
  • Addition of generation and export meter


Our prices – fully installed:

  • 2kw from £3,000 
  • 3kw from £4,200
  • 4kw from £5,500

For example, a 3kw electric photovoltaic solar panel with generate £1,000 per year and £25,000 for the standard lifetime of the units. To see more examples have a look at our Photovoltaic Panels (PV Panels) Feed in Tariff / Payback page.

For a free quote, contact us today. H & K Crawford Electrical Ltd to provide a quality service at a competitive price for solar PV installations. 

Zero-interest loans of up to £2,000 are available for Scottish householders to help them install heat and electricity generating renewable systems - Energy Savings Trust, Home Renewables Loan Scheme.


Areas Covered, Central Scotland, Perth , Alloa, Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Stirling, Tillicoultry, Tullibody, Menstrie, Kinross, Fife, Muckhart, Crook of Devon, Glendevon. Saline