Solar Power Diverters

Adding a solar power diverter to your solar PV installation gives you the ability to create free hot water for your home; adding to the overall savings your solar PV installation can produce for you!

A typical standard Solar PV installation will use only 25% of the free energy generated, with the rest being exported back to the Grid.

A great way to improve your self-consumption of free solar generated electricity is by the adoption of a solar power diverter. The power diverter diverts any excess generated solar PV electricity to heat up your hot water immersion heater.* This system can help you save up to £200 per year giving a payback in under 2 years for the installations.

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How does it work?

 

A power diverter measures the energy being generated by your solar PV against what is being consumed in your property and when the system detects excess energy being exported back to the grid, the power diverter will divert as much of this energy as possible to the immersion heater* so that the exported power is as near to zero as possible.
If the in-house electrical load increases e.g. when a kettle, washing machine or dishwasher is used, it will reduce the power diverted to the immersion heater*, ensuring only the excess power is used. Likewise if the in house electricity load decreases the power to the immersion heater will increase to ensure as much generated excess power as possible is used.
In addition, the power diverters come with boost, manual and timer override facilities to give you full control on how the immersion heater* is controlled.
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What are the benefits?

By using the residual energy produced by your solar installation to create hot water, you can save money, as the energy used is free.
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Power Diverter Solutions

We have selected the following products for our SOLAR PV Power Diverter solutions; “Solarimmerson” or “Solar IBoost”.

These products are considered the best on the market. We will suggest the best product to suit your requirements and budget..

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the power diverter installed?

The power diverter is added onto your hot water tank.

How long does it take to install?

Installation usually takes around an hour.

Which power diverter do you offer?

We currently offer “Solarimmerson” or “Solar IBoost”.

Alternative Power Diversion Systems

The above power diversion systems are examples of standard installations and there are many other systems in the market place
should you have any bespoke requirements that your require our advice on.

Can I upgrade after signing up?

Yes, you can upgrade at any time after signing up. When you log in as a “personal” subscriber, you will see a notice regarding your current package and instructions on how to upgrade.

Can I have a power diverter installed after I have had Solar PV installed?

Yes.  Power diverters can be installed at the same time as your solar PV is installed, or at any point after.

Do I have to have Solar PV installed to take advantage of power diverters?

Yes. For the power diverters to work, you need Solar PV installed on your property.

Further Questions?

If we didn’t answer all of your questions, feel free to drop us a line anytime.

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