This Plug-In Solar kit has been specifically put together to help developers meet the Part L Building Regulations (which is aligned with the Code for Sustainable Homes) when developing new builds. This kit contains all you need to complete your solar installation and meet the SAP (Standard Assessment Procedure) calculations for your new build/office/conversion or extension. All components comply fully with the G83/2 requirements and have MCS certifications.
Electricity Generation and Carbon Dioxide Savings
With a 500W On Roof Plug-In Solar Kit, it is estimated that you will generate 517kWh per year. The carbon dioxide savings are estimated to be around 233.75 kgCO2 per year.*
Plug-In Solar 500W New Build Developer Kit Specifications
2 x 250W MCS certified polycrystalline Solar Panels
(Individual solar panel dimensions are approximately 1650mm x 995mm x 40mm)
1 x G83/2 certified Dual Micro-Inverter (one for every two panels)
1 x Tile/Slate Roof Mount Kit
1 x 2 Metre AC (Mains) Power Cable
1 x End Cap
2 x 20A, 3 Pole, Lockable, AC Isolators
1 x MCS Certified Single Phase Generation Meter
1 x Warning Labels Sheet
1 x Warranty and Certification Document Pack
1 x Plug In Solar Installation Manual
The Solar Panel
The 500W Plug-in Solar New Build / Developer kit is supplied with 2 x MCS certified 250W MCS certified solar panels. Each solar panel has a 10 year warranty and a 25 year 80% power performance guarantee.
The 500W Plug-in Solar New Build / Developer kit is supplied with 1 x G83/2 certified Dual Micro-Inverter. The Micro-Inverter converts direct current (DC) produced by the solar panels into alternating current (AC) for use in your home. As such, it forms the heart of the DIY Plug In Solar Kit. The Dual Micro-Inverter has a 10 year manufacturer guarantee, with the option to extend to 25 years.
The Roof Mount Kit
The 500W Plug-in Solar New Build / Developer kit comes with a simple to install roof mounting kit to allow you to fix to a tile/slate roof. Just tell us the layout you require. These are warrantied for 10 years.
The AC Isolator
Your 500W Plug-In Solar Kit includes two, 3-Pole, 20AMP, Lockable Isolator AC Isolators designed for Solar Installations.
The Generation Meter
Your 500W Plug-In Solar Kit includes an MCS Certified Single Phase Generation Meter.
If you have any bespoke requirements for this kit, such as a different roof mounting system, or alternative layout please contact us, we will be happy to accommodate your needs.
*Calculations undertaken using the JRC European Commission PV potential estimation utility: http://re.jrc.ec.europa.eu/pvgis/apps4/pvest.php and the Energy Saving Trust cost and saving facility: http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/domestic/solar-panels.
The Solar Panels, Micro-Inverters, mounts and fixings supplied with your kit may not match those shown in the photographs but will be of an equal or better standard.
Installations are undertaken at your own risk. The Installation manuals provided are to be used as a guide only, and your discretion must be used when installing the Plug In Solar product. Plug In Solar take no responsibility for incorrect installation of our product.