Hatherley Road

Monitoring and Maintenance contract for Skillcrown Homes.

Ecolution won the electrical contracting, Solar Photovoltaic installation and remote monitoring and maintenance with Skillcrown Homes, a design and build contractor, who are committed to developing sustainable, environmentally friendly housing. Skillcrown ensure all their new homes generate 60% less carbon emissions than older properties saving the home owner money. This was a top priority for Gallion Housing, the property owners, as affordable living is of high importance for their low income tenants.

Ecolution provided electrical services to 3 apartment blocks totalling 57 homes at Hatherley Road, Sidcup, Kent, contract value over £280,000. In our contract we provided the full electrical package from site temps, 1st and 2nd fix through to final testing and commissioning. The contract included for connection and distribution from the Ryefield boards to each of the apartments and all of the wiring and connections within each apartment, also completed was the power supply and connection of all communal equipment and services. In each of the apartments energy efficient lighting was installed throughout with quality at the forefront of this project. Once the project was finished a comprehensive handover was completed to the end client with demonstrations again completed once the residents had moved in.

Our services included:

• Design

• Distribution of all equipment

• Apartment and communal energy efficient lighting

• Emergency lighting

• Power installation

• Fire alarm system

• Video door entry / access control system


• Both TV and phone points

Ecolution also installed a total of 40.42 kWp Solar Photovoltaic systems across the 3 apartment blocks. We designed and installed the using high quality products including 235W polycrystalline panels, Fronius inverters and Ecomount self-ballasting mounting systems. This installation is now producing 34,212.50 kWh of free electricity per year for the social housing tenants. It also has C0₂ savings of 18,098.41 kg per annum.

Ecolution Energy Services installed smart metering solutions which provide half-hourly generation data and diagnostic information to ensure that the Solar systems are always performing as they should. If for any reason they are not this will be flagged to us as soon as it occurs, minimising any losses.

Quick Stats

System Size

Free Electricity
34,212.50kWh per yr

CO2 Savings
8,098.41 kg