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The Solarsense Story

 

1995

First Solarsense office set up by Director Stephen Barrett

2000

Solarsense UK Ltd. formed

Larger premises secured in Long Ashton

2001

Richard Simon joined Solarsense UK Ltd. as Solar PV Technical Director

2005

Solarsense visit Uganda on first charity project

2008

First Government Renewable Energy incentives introduced

Solarsense charity visit to Senegal to install remote clinic lighting for 10 villages in the southern region

2010

Larger premises secured in Backwell, Bristol

UK’s Largest privately owned PV system switched on - Glastonbury Worthy Farm

Solarsense charity visit to India to install Solar PV system and lighting for Bishop Bexel Orphanage

2011

Solarsense awarded REA “Company of the Year”

First Zero-Carbon school in Europe completed - Montgomery School, Exeter

Solarsense visit Ethiopia to install solar powered medical vaccination fridge at Beso Medical Centre

2012

Solarsense acquire 5 acre site adjacent to offices creating the Solarsense Technology Park

2013

North Somerset Bees swarm to Solarsense Technology Park as part of the wider biodiversity aim

2014

UK’s largest local authority rooftop PV system completed - North acre Resource Recovery Centre

Solarsense awarded 59k grant for Zero Carbon Hub & Training Centre

Solarsense awarded Regen SW “Installer of the Year”

2015

Solarsense celebrates 20 Years in operation

10,000 installation milestone

Solarsense reconfigure senior management team to support large scale commercial Solar PV sector

Moorhouse Lane Solar Park Officially opening by Mayor of Bristol

Solarsense awarded Solar Power Portal "UK Installer of the Year"

Solarsense awarded REA “Project of the Year”

Solarsense awarded Business Leader "Green Business of the Year"

Solarsense awarded Bristol Post “Environmental Business of the Year”