Have you considered solar panels for your house or business but don't know where to start? The Solar Together scheme makes it easy to install solar panels. The scheme is now available for registration in Surrey, allowing more residents to benefit from solar panels and battery storage. Learn more about how it works, who is eligible, and how to apply.

Solar Together is a community-led scheme that aims to facilitate the transition to solar energy for households in Surrey. The scheme works by bringing local residents together to secure a better price for solar panels and battery storage, making it more affordable for everyone involved.

The following regions are eligible to participate in the scheme:

  • Surrey County
  • Elmbridge
  • Epsom and Ewell Borough
  • Guildford Borough
  • Mole Valley District
  • Reigate & Banstead Borough
  • Runnymede Borough
  • Spelthorne Borough
  • Surrey Heath Borough
  • Tandridge District
  • Waverley Borough
  • Woking Borough

By joining the scheme, property owners can get a competitive price on high-quality products and installations from a vetted provider. The registration and installation process is hassle-free, making it an excellent choice for anyone who wants to switch to solar energy and save money.

The Process is Simple:

  1. Register: Express your interest for free at  solartogether.co.uk.
  2. Auction: Solar Together holds a reverse auction where pre-vetted installers compete to offer the best price.
  3. Personal Recommendation: Receive a tailored offer based on your home and energy needs.
  4. Decision: Decide at your convenience, with support available for any queries.
  5. Savings: Enjoy reduced energy costs with your new solar setup.

Installers are vetted and MCS accredited. All installations are backed by a 10-year insurance guarantee.

Added Benefits:

  • Optional battery storage for enhanced energy independence.
  • Optional EV charge points compatible with solar panels for electric vehicles.

Impressive Impact:

Solar Together Surrey helped install 26,363 solar panels in the region, reducing CO2 emissions and promoting sustainable homes. The initiative is expected to avoid 50,452 tonnes of carbon emissions over 25 years.

Endorsements and Participant Satisfaction:

The initiative is endorsed by community leaders and local authorities across Surrey. Participants like Chris from Egham (who installed 14 panels and battery storage) praise the service and the tangible benefits of their solar installations. "A great way to install solar panels. I am already encouraging friends and family across the country to get their local council to get such a scheme going." said Chris. As a result of the installation, his household is expected to save £590 on energy bills, earning an additional £298 through export tariffs.

The Grays family's solar-powered home in Egham features 14 panels and a battery storage system installed through Solar Together. The Grays family's solar-powered home in Egham features 14 panels and a battery storage system installed through Solar Together. (Image: Solar Together)

Learn More and Join:

Registration is now open for free and without obligation until 9 August 2024. Visit the Solar Together website to learn more and register interest.