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1 Turn-key Photovoltaic Energy Systems Solar PV, probably the best tax-free investment available today.

2 WHY SHARP SOLAR? Experience, Reliability and Innovation Half a century ago, in 1959, Sharp began their development of solar PV cells. As a manufacturer of products that consume electricity, they took the view that it was their responsibility to sustainably create electricity as well. They were pioneers in realizing the potential of solar energy and have continued to develop it ever since. From lighthouses, to space satellites to mega solar power plants, Sharp has been providing reliable solar solutions to help free the world from carbon dependency. As the world leader, nobody is able to provide a better solar solution than Sharp. Ogami Island Light House installed 1966 SHARP-SOLAR.COM The Sun: it s not yellow, it s green! Britain s future has never been brighter, because Sharp has enhanced the efficiency of solar power systems to make them viable even in cloudier climates such as ours. The important thing to bear in mind is that solar power generation depends on intensity of light, not necessarily direct sunlight. On a clear day, solar energy of about one kilowatt per square meter reaches Earth s surface. A single hour of solar energy reaching the Earth would be enough to supply the world s current energy needs for an entire year. Harnessing this energy produces no CO 2 emissions.

3 SUN RENEWABLES LtdSolar Modules: SHARP MADE IN THE UK One of Sharp s most technically advanced solar PV module manufacturing plants is located in Wrexham (north Wales); this, their first European solar PV plant, is a state-of-the-art facility, manufacturing solar PV modules since Today it assembles Sharp s latest highly advanced solar PV modules. These are not only supplied to the UK market but are also exported throughout continental Europe, where there is a growing demand for the efficient solar PV technology offered by Sharp. Sharp have made massive investments in their UK factory. Capacity has recently reached 8800 panels (approximately 2.2MW) per day produced by their Year Guarantee Ground breaking solar solutions One in every four solar PV panels now installed in the world is made by Sharp. Global benchmarks for quality are set by the standards of Sharp Solar. Continual checks guarantee consistently high levels of quality. Every Sharp PV module undergoes visual, mechanical and electrical inspections. Sharp now has the highest performance specification in the industry and powers more homes and businesses than any other manufacturer. All Sharp solar PV panels are covered by a 25-year guarantee. employees.

4 SHARP PV Modules MONOCRYSTALLINE MODULES NU-R245(J5), NU-R250(J5) High-performance photovoltaic modules made of monocrystalline (156.5 mm)² silicon solar cells with module efficiencies of up to 15.2%. Anti-reflex coatings formulated to increase light absorption. Production-controlled positive-only power tolerance of up to +5 %. Only modules that have the specified power or greater will be delivered, ensuring a high energy yield. A range of modules in 5-watt intervals. Improved temperature coefficient to reduce power losses at higher temperatures. High power performance even at lower irradiations; optimised for the UK climate. POLYCRYSTALLINE MODULES ND-R220 High-performance photovoltaic modules made of polycrystalline (156.5 mm)² silicon solar cells with module efficiencies of 14.6%. 3 busbar technology for enhancing module power output. Production-controlled positive-only power tolerance of up to +5 %. Only modules that have the specified power or greater will be delivered, ensuring a high energy yield. A range of modules in 5-watt intervals. Improved temperature coefficient to reduce power losses at higher temperatures. High power performance even at lower irradiations; optimised for the UK climate. 25-year guarantee Made in the UK

5 Photovoltaics: using science to unlock the power of the sun Greener homes, greener future The photovoltaic effect is the conversion of sunlight into electrical power. It is a process which involves the release of positive and negative particles as a result of the introduction of light into solar cells. The electrical circuit is produced by a grid of solar cells connected in series within the solar PV modules. The consequent physical reaction in the solar cells then generates direct current, which can be converted to alternating current, depending on requirements. As the PV modules that perform this function have no moving parts, the system requires only minimal maintenance and is silent in operation. Best of all, they generate electricity without generating any of the harmful emissions currently threatening our environment and climate. The sun delivers over 219,000 billion kilowatt hours of energy every year to the earth; over 2,500 times more than the total world population currently requires. The power to reduce your carbon footprint 1. The PV array is installed in the best location to maximise the power output, for example in a residential installation on the roof. The PV modules which make up the array are connected in series to supply a direct current. 2. This direct current is then converted to alternating current at grid rating by the inverter. Each kwp capacity installed in the UK will generate, on average, 800kWh per annum (varies depending on orientation and location). 3. This AC generated by your PV system is connected into the main distribution box for the building. 4. Here it uses the same electricity that would have been drawn from the grid. In times when you are producing more than you are using, any excess is fed back to the grid, while excess demand is topped up by drawing from the grid as usual. 5. The electricity meter will thus show the net electricity exported or imported to or from the national grid by the property.

6 Feed-in Tariff (Great Britain) Solar PV systems qualify for the government s FIT, or Clean Energy Cash Back scheme, which guarantees a minimum payment for 25 years from the energy supplier to the householder for each unit (or kwh) of electricity generated by the system, as well as a separate payment for electricity exported to the grid. The FIT is designed so that the average monthly income from your installation will be significantly greater than any monthly loan repayment, and will cover the purchase price of the system within an average of 6.5 to 9 years. Good for the environment, good for your bank account. Average Figures for a 3.76kWp PV system Energy produced: 2957 kwh % of average consumption: 83% Feed-in Tariff: 1230 Electricity saved: 177 Electricity Exported: 44 CO2 saved: 2.6 tonnes N.B. Figures based on August 2011 data. 1. Every unit of electricity you produce by a green means earns you money, whether that electricity is used or not. The FIT rate at which you join the scheme is guaranteed for 25 years, plus the tariffs are index linked to inflation (RPI-retail price indexed) and will increase in line with that. 2. In addition to the tariff paid for all the electricity you produce, any excess produced is exported to the grid and an additional tariff of 3.2p/kWh extra is paid. The Feed-in Tariff is working well in Britain. Since its introduction in April 2010, many people are now taking advantage of the guaranteed income available from producing their own solar electricity. There are three ways in which the FIT works: 3. You will greatly reduce your electricity bills by using most or all of the electricity you have produced rather than importing from the grid. The tariff a customer will receive is dependent on the type & size of installation. The tariff is banded as below. Scale Generation Tariff p/kwh Duration years 4kW new build kW retro fit > 4 10 kw > kw Source: Feed-in Tariff Scheme August 2011.

7 Inverters PV panels are only one component in powering a home with solar electricity. PV panels generate direct current (DC); while the national grid utilises alternating current (AC). The essential piece of equipment to ensure compatibility with the grid, and to optimize the amount of power harvested from the PV panels, is the photovoltaic inverter. Sun Renewables offers a range of inverters to meet the needs of a wide variety of installations. We will select the inverter that is best suited to your particular application, based on a number of considerations specific to your site s PV array: Orientation Number of roofs Shade Number of panels connected in series, etc. Fronius The Fronius TL range offers the most efficient transformerless PV inverters with standard Status Manager system monitoring on the market today. They are suitable for arrays of 14 or more panels. We use only top-of-the-range technology from leading inverter manufacturers: SMA, Power-One, Diehl, Fronius and SolarEdge. Two names which stand out from the others are Power-One and Fronius. Power-One Aurora The Aurora features multiple power-point trackers (MPPT) to accommodate sub arrays with different orientations and any string size of panels. These inverters offer tracking accuracy of MPPT, high efficiency plus proven quality and reliability. The standard system monitoring, which makes it the most future-proof transformerless inverter providing maximum earnings security, includes: String malfunction detection Detailed status codes Direct signalling contact Highest efficiency via Module Manager. The right inverter maximizes your payback.

8 WHY SUN RENEWABLES? T. B. Lyttle family of businesses: Sun Renewables Ltd is a family owned/operated business who together with our parent company has close to 30 years work experience with Sharp Corporation. Our veteran management team has been operating in the renewable energy sector for over 18 years. Estd 1979 We have a long history of integrity and unparalleled customer service and reliability. We provide a comprehensive service including all design, supply, installation and commissioning of solar PV power generation systems customised to meet your needs for existing or new homes and businesses. Estd 1890 Sun Renewables Ltd is a member of the REAL Assurance Scheme and is certified under the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS ) and BRE for PV Installations. Estd 2006 We are a Sharp Accredited Partner, which means we can offer you all of the expertise and reassurance of the world s leading manufacturer of photovoltaic technology products to suit every purpose, helping you to achieve greater energy efficiency, shrink your carbon footprint and help you establish green credentials. Estd 2006 Energy from the sun, service from around the corner. Estd 2011

9 What Our Customers Say: SUN RENEWABLES 6 Reasons Ltd to choose Sun Renewables: 1. Integrity: Plain and simple, we tell you the We wanted to express our complete satisfaction with the supply and fitting of our solar panels They [installation team] proved to be very obliging, courteous, hardworking and expert...excellent ambassadors for your company. Nigel and Judith S., Dorset way it is and we stand behind our work. Our company is built on honest values that are the very foundation of our family businesses. 2. Customer Service: We care passionately about customer service. We're not satisfied I am very pleased with the installation the guys were very courteous and professional. On completion the system was outputting...with thick cloud and the sun on the opposite side of the house. John M., Portland, Dorset until you're satisfied. 3. Top-of-the-range Technology: We use only quality products from leading EU suppliers -Sharp, Fronius, SMA, Power-One, etc. 4. Maximum return-on-investment: We design systems that optimize the compatibility of I d like to thank you and your staff for the impeccable service I received during the installation & commission of my solar PV system. Not only are you the most costeffective provider you also have the friendliest, most competent, efficient workforce it s ever been my privilege to have visit my home.. Elliot J., Ringwood, Hampshire components to deliver you the highest performance ratio & return-on-investment. 5. Value for money: We buy direct from our suppliers to save you money. No middle man. 6. Peace of mind: We are MCS and REAL certified so you can sleep easy knowing that you chose a company that is dependable and professional. We are also fully insured.

10 SUN RENEWABLES GALLERY OF SELECTED INSTALLATIONS Ltd Residential roof-top installations Rural Solar Tracker installation Agricultural Free-standing installation Commercial Industrial (South Trafford College, Manchester) (AirBus Factory, Broughton, N. Wales)

11 Glossary of Terms AC Alternating current. This is the form of electricity supplied through the grid to homes and businesses. DC Direct current (a battery for example). The raw output from a PV module. FIT Feed-in-tariff (clean energy cash back). Incentive to encourage small-scale electricity production. Grid The distribution network that delivers electricity throughout the country. Inverter A device that converts direct current electricity to alternating current either for stand-alone systems or to supply power to an electricity grid. Photovoltaic (PV) Array An interconnected system of PV modules that function as a single electricityproducing unit. The PV modules are assembled as a separate structure, with common support or mounting. In smaller systems, an array can consist of a single module. REAL Assurance Scheme The scheme was set up by the Renewable Energy Association Limited to guarantee a high quality experience for consumers wishing to buy or lease small-scale energy generation systems for their homes. Irradiation The amount of energy radiating from the sun. This varies depending on where you are and typically assumes a 30% angle for a PV module: the further south in the UK, the higher the irradiation. Units are shown as kwh per kwp per annum. Isolation Switch A device to disconnect the modules from the inverter during maintenance, etc. Kilowatt (kw) A standard unit of electrical power equal to 1000 watts, or to the energy consumption at a rate of 1000 joules per second. Kilowatt-Hour (kwh) One thousand watts (1,000w) acting over a period of one hour. The kwh is a unit of energy. 1 kwh = 3600 kj. kwp (kilo watt peak) The unit used to specify the output from a PV panel under standard conditions. MCS Microgeneration Certification Scheme. All solar PV system components and installers must be MCS certified to qualify for FIT payment for domestic systems. PV Photovoltaic. The direct conversion of sunlight into electrical power. Solar Cell The building block of a PV module, typically made from silicon. Solar Energy The electromagnetic energy transmitted from the sun (solar radiation). The amount that reaches the earth is equal to one billionth of total solar energy generated, or the equivalent of about 420 trillion kilowatt-hours. String A number of photovoltaic modules (that is, PV panels) interconnected electrically in series to produce the operating voltage required. Stand-Alone System An autonomous or hybrid photovoltaic system not connected to a grid which may or may not have storage. However, most stand-alone systems require batteries or some other similar form of storage. Tracking Array A photovoltaic (PV) array that follows the path of the sun to maximize the solar radiation on the PV surface. The two most common orientations are: 1) single axis where the array tracks the sun east to west; and 2) double axis tracking where the array points directly at the sun at all times. Tracking arrays use both direct and diffuse sunlight. Two-axis tracking arrays capture the maximum possible daily energy. W Watt Unit of power.

12 Our recommendation for your home Number of panels: Make and model of panels: System output in kwp: Inverter make and model: Estimated total cost of installation: Signed Date N.B. The above information is subject to change and does not substitute a detailed written quote. Head Office: 43 Lisnasure Road, Dromore BT25 1JH Regional Office: Unit 9, Arundel Mews, Arundel Place, Brighton BN2 1GG Stores: 17 Ballynabragget Road, Craigavon BT66 7SH Stephenson Way, Three Bridges, Crawley RH10 1TN Phone

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