Our purpose is to improve energy independence and manage resources for the improvement of our environment. We initially started the journey in 2012 with the goal of providing Solar PV systems to Colleges and local governments and then decided to add storage technologies as part of our renewable energy system solutions. We spent almost 9 months researching various battery storage chemistries and then began installations later in 2014. We were the first to license the only Cradle to Cradle Certified Salt Water battery from Aquion for both the residential and commercial markets. SPVP partnered with companies in Ireland, Czech Republic, Estonia, Mexico, Portugal, Sierra Leone and even the USA to install the aqueous hybrid battery technology in both on-grid and off-grid locations.
In 2015/2016 Solar PV Partners was the creator, the architect, the project facilitator and manager of the installation and finance for the largest Solar PV installation at any UK educational establishment. Sparsholt College, with 633kWp of Solar on 20 different roofs will continue to benefit for the next 2 decades from very significant reductions in their per kW hour rate of electricity through the Power Purchase Agreement Solar PV Partners facilitated. In 2017, Solar PV Partners installed the first SimpliPhi Power Lithium Iron Phosphate LiFePO4 energy storage system in Winchester, UK. SimpliPhi Power is the most robust, safest, longest life low voltage Lithium battery solution compared to stress testing against 30 other mostly well known energy storage brands; this according to US military 3 day stress tests two years ago. Smith Bros & Prime Hybrid Energy have become the high voltage commercial/industrial partners for delivery of multi-megawatt containerized solutions in the UK market in 2018.
Solar PV Partners are now offering grid balancing solutions for Demand Side Response (DFR Scheme), STOR, peak shaving, on site use of renewables, back-up power supply systems and energy market brokering. Solar PV Partners are working with partners and directly with customers in the UK/Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, UAE, the Caribbean and across Africa for a variety of Solar PV plus Storage customers for both low and high voltage solutions.
Founder, Sustainability Officer