Shawton Energy is a renewable technology provider, part owned by a large renewable energy infrastructure fund. Therefore, we are able to partner with a variety of businesses across a multitude of industries to support them to meet carbon reduction targets.
Why invest in solar panels for your business?
No matter what your sector or industry, rest assured your business can reap huge advantages from commercial solar panels. Whether you’re looking to cut costs, reduce your carbon footprint or futureproof your business energy supply, commercial solar panels can offer the perfect energy solution.
Our holistic and cross-service line approach is divided into 8 phases to reduce energy consumption.
What is a Power Purchase Agreement?
A PPA is an electricity supply agreement for energy generated on site. It enables businesses to switch effortlessly to low cost, clean, green energy, without any capital expenditure.
25 Years, however we do provide buy out options for years 10, 15 & 20 upon request.
Our PPA price is fixed and only increases in line with the Retail Price Index.
We review your performance data monthly. All information will therefore be shared with yourselves via invoice monthly.
All sites 1MW and under can be installed under Permitted Development Planning Guidelines. If your system size is over 1MW Shawton will investigate and apply for this on your behalf.
Initially there will not be any roof refurbishments or maintenance costs to yourselves. Prior to the installation commencing, we will complete a site visit where we will conduct an assessment into the suitability of the roof. If repair works are required, we will offer a range of solutions best suited to your business to overcome the issues, such as incorpating the cost into our PPA price.
The PV System will be insured by ourselves on your behalf at no additional cost. There should also be no increase to your premium as the asset is third party owned but please feel free to discuss this with your insurers.
Maintenance and monitoring is included within our PPA offer for the duration ion of the agreed agreement term.
After the agreed term has expired the rights and title will be passed onto yourselves. Effectively, you can now enjoy the PV power produced at zero cost!
Commonly, the process takes around 6-8 weeks from the PPA and Lease agreements being signed to the system being installed and commissioned. This will be longer if there is a delay in signing the PPA & Lease agreements.
We will ensure the disruption to your business is as minimal as possible. All site visits and access requirements will be agreed with yourselves prior to commencement.
Yes, this is the only legal route due to you owning the premises.
The Power Purchase Agreement & Lease agreements will be transferred to the new owner. We guarantee to make the transfer as easy and hassle free as possible for the new owner.