James Elston

James Elston

Published July 5, 2024

Expert Solar Panel Installation for Sailing Clubs and Marinas

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Custom-Tailored Solar Panel Installation for Sailing Clubs and Marinas

Eco Happy regularly collaborates with marinas looking to reduce their high costs of electricity and enhance their sustainability. Our custom solar PV systems are designed to improve operational efficiency and get you one step closer to energy independence.

We’ll work closely with you to install a solar system tailored to your marina’s budget as well as your unique energy needs, all the while adhering to the highest safety standards.

Discover how Eco Happy can help your marina harness solar energy for significant savings and environmental benefits.

The Costs of Solar Panels for Sailing Clubs and Marinas

When budgeting for marina solar panels, you will need to factor in the size of your facility and look at your current energy consumption.

There is also the option of offsetting some of these costs with the help of government schemes such as the Smart Export Guarantee scheme. 

Here is an idea of what you can expect to pay when installing solar panels at your marina:

Marina sizeAnnual energy consumptionSolar panel system neededNumber of solar panelsEstimated price with installation
Small50,000 kWh40 kW100£40,000 – £60,000
Medium100,000 kWh80 kW200£80,000 – £100,000
Large200,000 kWh160 kW400£160,000 – £200,000

What Are the Benefits of Installing Solar Panels for Sailing Clubs and Marinas?

A commercial solar panel system offers an array of benefits for sailing clubs and marinas, including:

Money-making opportunities

Reduced energy bills

Given the high energy consumption of marinas, solar panels can lead to substantial savings on electricity​.

Revenue from excess energy

Marinas can earn money through the Smart Export Guarantee scheme, which is an extra income opportunity.

Long-term savings
reduce carbon footprint

Smaller carbon footprint

By installing solar panels, marinas can cut their reliance on fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to a more sustainable future​.

Low maintenance

Once installed, solar panels require minimal maintenance, ensuring ongoing cost-effectiveness​​.

Maintenance and durability
enhanced corporate image

Enhanced public image

Solar power can attract environmentally conscious sailors and visitors, potentially increasing business and customer loyalty.

Why Choose Eco Happy?

Get a Solar Installation Quote for Your Sailing Club or Marina Today

If you want to enhance your marina, lower your electricity bills and promote a greener image, solar power is the solution. We’re here to assist you every step of the way, ensuring you maximise this valuable investment. Simply request a quote, and we’ll provide all the information you need.

James Elston

James Elston

Boiler Expert

James Elston is the top boiler replacement and heating expert at Eco Happy. He has over 20 years of experience in the industry, focusing on Gas Safe boiler installations and offering home-heating and energy-saving solutions to homeowners across the UK. From sourcing the most energy-efficient combi boiler to providing specialist heating advice, James ensures that Eco Happy maintains the highest standards and best customer service.

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