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GB-Sol Featured on Channel 4’s Grand Designs

Last night one of GB-Sol’s most ambitious projects was showcased on Channel 4’s Grand Designs.

Creating panels and mountings for such a unique curved roof proved quite a challenge but bespoke architectural solar is our speciality and producing aesthetic designs to compliment a building is what we do best.

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GB-Sol launches new mobile friendly website

Our new and easier-to-navigate, mobile friendly website launches today! It contains the same knowledge and expertise you can expect from GB-Sol, now easily accessible on the go.

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Tesla’s push forward in Technology?

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk addressed an audience in Los Angeles as he unveiled his company’s newest energy product – solar roof tiles that look exactly like normal tiles.

Well, miles ahead of Tesla, GB-Sol already offers such a product… the PV Slate. Launched earlier this year, it’s designed to look exactly like natural slate and blend seamlessly into the roof. Each PV slate has an output of 35Wp so its output per square metre is comparable with standard solar panels.

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GB-Sol’s New Sol-Port Solar Carport

This week, we completed construction of our ‘Sol-Port’ solar carport outside our factory. Nine photovoltaic (PV) panels are integrated into the structure providing a 2.25kWp system. This should generate approximately 1885kWh per year. The panels are semi-transparent, so there is a pleasing dappled light under the canopy, avoiding the dull, dark feeling created by a fully opaque roof.

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Come and see ‘Sunrider’ and ‘Evolution’ – 30 years of UK Solar Car Development

The Sunrider Solar car will be exhibited at Swansea’s Festival of Transport on 19th June in the National Museum of Wales Waterfront Hall.

It will be displayed alongside Cambridge University’s Eco Racing car to show the evolution of solar cars over the last 30 years.

Representatives from both the Cambridge team and Sunrider team will be there so come and pay a visit.

We will also display a solar-powered carport and charging station with an electric vehicle, the likely future for solar powered vehicles.

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