Solar energy makes up almost 30% of the UK’s renewable energy, and with a predicted annual growth capacity of 17%, the future looks bright for the industry.
At the start of 2020, clean, renewable energy overtook fossil fuels as the main source of Britain’s energy – but this green revolution is only just beginning. Government incentives such as the Smart Export Guarantee are making solar energy more attractive than ever.
With more and more homes and building managers investing in solar energy, people are looking for safe, efficient, and cost-effective ways to install solar panels and equipment on their buildings. To ensure the highest return on investment, panels are usually placed on roofs, where they can absorb the most light. As with any work at height, however, this can be costly and even dangerous if not carried out correctly.
Common solutions include cranes and scaffolding, but these can be expensive, and expose the owner of the building to a host of health and safety risks. So, what is the best solution?