Solar car ports are a great way to add solar PV to a property without altering it and at the same time provide a sheltered place for vehicles. Additionally a charging point can be incorporated to charge electric vehicles. The solar panels can then provide an income from the feed-in tariff and free fuel for the car!
- They are especially useful when the main roof spaces of a property are unsuitable.
- Orientation can be chosen to give optimal exposure to the sun and they can be positioned to avoid any risk of panel shading.
- Planning permission often not required
- Energy generated is fully eligible for government feed-in-tariffs.