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Glo Renewables
5.0
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Michael DandMichael Dand
12:47 13 Jul 24
I was very happy to be asked by Storm, one of the 2 principals (the other being Charlie) to write a review of our recent solar panels and accompanying battery installation by them. I have been successfully self employed myself over 50 years and know a thing or two about knowing when you are dealing with a top class firm and these two professionals are without a shadow of a doubt, a top class firm. We knew absolutely nothing about solar only a few weeks ago, and these guys have guided us, advised us and crucially installed a fantastic system at a very fair price. If our experience is anything to go by, look no further than Storm and Charlie at Glo Renewables
Barbara GainswinBarbara Gainswin
21:52 29 Jun 24
Prompt, professional and pleasantly polite.Have already recommended them to friends who were seeking advice about their pv panels.
Jay JinaJay Jina
11:14 28 Jun 24
A really professional and approachable team with knowhow. Excellent service!
Sue BindingSue Binding
15:23 13 Jun 24
I am starting this review with the fact that I would have no hesitation in recommending Glo Renewables. I already have solar panels and didn't know whether to add a battery or not. I was given very helpful information. There was no pressure in making a decision, and they didn't mind my questions. They helped me chose a battery that fitted my needs. The site was visited so that a suitable position for the battery that suited me was found. The installation is very neat and tidy. I have been visited to help me understand some of the technical side in relation to the app. and tariffs available with my energy supplier. They offer on going support. Glo Renewables to me appear a very happy, enthusiastic Team who care about what you want and how they and their work comes across.
Ann RiggAnn Rigg
10:06 07 Jun 24
I contacted Glo Renewables to help me with an installation that hadn't been completed properly. They have done a wonderful job of bringing it up to standard and providing me with all the certification I need. They are very professional, thorough and friendly - my whole experience has been so warm and positive - cannot recommend them highly enough!! Thank you again Storm and Charlie for doing such a brilliant job!
Captain MishCaptain Mish
10:37 29 May 24
Super helpful and friendly team, we felt looked after the whole way through. We've not got a "standard" roof either, but the team came up with a plan and sorted us out on time and in budget. Very happy with the setup.
Simon FosterSimon Foster
08:49 22 May 24
The knowledge, service and attention to detail provided by Storm, Charlie and George before, during and after the solar and battery installation was first class. Their support in designing the system and suggestions given made the whole process stress-free. They all went above and beyond to ensure we were more than pleased with the end result.I would whole heartedly recommend Glo Renewables.Thank you.
NigelNigel
17:21 28 Apr 24
We were recommended Glo by a good friend. Our property is over 100 years old and although it's been rewired in the past it wasn't up to modern day standards. We now are glad to recommended Charlie and Storm for a fantastic job done here in Paignton. Very professional job and work is second to none.. thanks guys 5*
Zoe DunnZoe Dunn
15:43 27 Apr 24
Excellent professional service from a lovely, skilled workerThank you Storm.
Mark DaviesMark Davies
13:41 26 Apr 24
By comparison with other solar providers I’ve experienced, the team at Glo are exceptional. From the initial consultation through to handover, Storm, Charlie and their crew provided all the expertise, knowledge and confidence needed. Recommended without reservation.
Guy BroomGuy Broom
13:24 26 Apr 24
Excellent and speedy service with a superb professional manner. I will be definitely be using them again in the near future. Thanks again team😁 (other companies can be flaky)
Oliver FranklandOliver Frankland
17:54 07 Mar 24
As someone who has been wanting solar PV for a long time and been in the industry for around 10 yrs, I was very pleased to find Glo Renewables. Their knowledge and customer service was excellent throughout our 6.8 kWp solar PV and smart charger installation. And their pricing was very competitive. I would thoroughly recommend them as an installer and I have already suggested to members of my family.
D John WardD John Ward
15:27 13 Feb 24
Easily the best Solar Energy company that I've had dealings with. Professional, efficient, cost effective and friendly - a winning combination to say the least.
Peter LandPeter Land
16:06 09 Feb 24
I've had a great experience with Storm and Charlie from the outset. In our initial discussions, Storm showed great enthusiasm and a deep knowledge of and passion for his field, which was the factor that decided me in favour of Glo over similarly-priced competitors. Subsequent meetings strengthened this feeling, and the whole process went quickly and smoothly. Several times Storm went out of his way (and out of pocket) on his own initiative to ensure the system worked as well as possible, and when I noticed the output was lower than predicted after a few days, Storm didn't hesitate to look for possible reasons and solutions. A few years ago I had a similar situation with a PV system consistently underperforming over several weeks after install, and the installer grumpily told me to wait at least a year before coming to any conclusions. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Glo to anyone who's thinking of installing or upgrading PV, home storage or EV charging.
Peter KneebonePeter Kneebone
14:03 09 Feb 24
Decided to add Battery Storage to our existing Solar PV System. Approached several companies for help and advice. Glo Renewables stood out from Day 1 with their friendly, helpful approach and knowledge. Had lower quotes from elsewhere though decided to go with Storm, Charlie and the Team at Glo because of the way they helped and advised over the phone and in person.Installation Day went without a hitch and the area in our garage was tidier, cleaner after the install than before. Battery System in operation for a week now and gaining more understanding of how it all works daily with ongoing support from Storm & Charlie by phone. Nothing is too much for them.I have no hesitation in highly recommending Glo Renewables, Totnes, Devon.
Sally Murrall-SmithSally Murrall-Smith
12:01 22 Jan 24
In October, Glo Renewables took over TRESOC’s maintenance contract. They quickly identified and fixed problems that have plagued one of our large systems for years, and it is now running better than ever. Storm and Charlie are both fully qualified electricians, which is why I think they are so good. They have gone above and beyond what has been required of them in our dealings with them so far, and have demonstrated great interpersonal skills. I can’t fault their service and would happily recommend them.
Giovanni DapranoGiovanni Daprano
13:37 20 Jan 24
Fantastic service from start to finish. Thanks guys ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Paul VowdenPaul Vowden
12:22 20 Jan 24
Great experience with Glo-renewables from start to finish, excellent service during the installation and carrying on into the after sales service, which is greatly appreciated when dealing with a fairly complicated set up. Absolutely no hesitation in recommending this company.
James DayJames Day
12:01 18 Jan 24
An excellent experience from start to finish. Storm and Charlie could not do enough for us. A very tidy installation that adapted to our existing infrastructure perfectly. Highly recommended.
Nikheel JinaNikheel Jina
19:30 15 Jan 24
Storm and Charlie did a great job at our property. They listened to our requests whilst offering great advice that has increased the overall efficiency of our system, the work was completed to a really high standard. The site was left tidy and they even helped to fix a few other issues with the building outside the scope of the electrical work
Laura SearleLaura Searle
13:23 15 Jan 24
Great Company to work with, very professional and accommodating. Work completed was to a high standard and great attention to detail.
Matthew CoxMatthew Cox
09:58 15 Jan 24
Storm and Charlie take great pride and care in their service and would recommend them to anyone.
Liz HobbsLiz Hobbs
23:10 13 Jan 24
Storm and his team were professional, friendly and went above and beyond for us from the moment they came to give us a quote to the day they finished the work. The installation was carried out impeccably and they really took the time to make that we understand how to maximise our solar panel usage. I would highly recommend Glo Renewables to anyone thinking about switching to solar panels.
Roee YekutielRoee Yekutiel
20:06 06 Jan 24
Charlie and Storm are extremely professional . We were very pleased with their work and their work ethic.if you find them laughing occasionally , they’re not laughing at you,They just LOVE their jobFeel free to come and have a look at Glo Renewables amazing job at The Hairy Barista in TotnesThank you guys !
Jon BatesJon Bates
17:21 03 Jan 24
Out of the several solar companies I approached for quotes, these guys were the only ones who really looked at my requirements and came up with a system to fully meet my needs. Being electric only with high usage and huge bills, even with an existing solar system, the design was not going to be simple.Good communication throughout the design & install and great after-sales service & support. They may not have been the cheapest quote, but they were the only company to deliver a package that perfectly matched my needs.Very happy with my system, three months since install now, and have saved well over £1000 in electricity bills over the last 3 months compared to the same period in 2022.Would totally recommend Glo Renewables.
Wayne AcourtWayne Acourt
15:35 27 Dec 23
Service above and beyond.Highly recommended. 👍
David PhillipsDavid Phillips
14:08 27 Dec 23
The installer was helpful and supportive before, during and after the installation. Each member of staff involved with the project was equally helpful. All questions by e-mail was answered swiftly and courteously. They dealt with the National Grid on my behalf and supplied documents quickly as the National grid process would allow. When any problem or issue was raised by phone or e-mail their response was supportive and this gave us a confident assurance that we were dealing with installers of a high calibre. The installation was achieved in just over a day and all connections were as we wished and to a highly professional standard as confirmed by a builder and electrician friend.
David WheelerDavid Wheeler
04:45 24 Nov 23
Great Company and I would highly recommend.Storm/Charlie/George your knowledge between you guys was impeccable.We had a Givenergy EV charger fitted November 2023 the installation was excellent and the guys were clean and tidy.A true inspiration and well done Glo Renewables.Thank you.Mr & Mrs Wheeler
Drum DrumDrum Drum
12:06 23 Nov 23
Having tried pretty much all the local options and found them seriously unable to communicate properly or even give a sensible quotation (sound familiar yet?) I came across Storm and Charlie who were a breath of fresh air. Attentive, good communicators, excellent sensitive installation and superb after service. Can't recommend highly enough.
Anna WatsonAnna Watson
11:04 06 Nov 23
Absolutely Thrilled with Solar Panel Installation!I recently had the pleasure of having solar panels installed on my home, and I cannot express enough how delighted I am with the entire experience.What really blew me away was the attention to detail from the team. The whole system looks fantastic, and it's clear they care about both quality and sustainability.I must mention Charlie too, who is a credit to the business! What a pleasant chap, extremely knowledgeable and his attention to detail (along with the rest of the team in-fact) was second to none.In a nutshell, this solar panel installation service was a win-win. If you're thinking about going solar, these guys are the way to go. I couldn't be happier.Thank you Glo Renewables, I feel confident I have made the right choice for both my home and the environment!
Ian MessengerIan Messenger
15:14 01 Nov 23
Respectful, clean and tidy and 100% professional.
Peter ScottPeter Scott
12:07 31 Oct 23
Storm and Charlie have provided an excellent service in providing and installing solar panels, a battery and an EV charger. They explained our options clearly and suggested appropriate solutions for our particular requirements. Their installation was efficient and on-time and they were always cheerful, informative and responsive to our needs. There were teething problems with the equipment but they responded rapidly, kept us fully informed of developments, and ultimately found the necessary solutions. I would strongly recommend Glo Renewables for the installation of solar panel and EV charger systems.
Chris NewsomeChris Newsome
10:23 31 Oct 23
We wanted to add significantly to our existing 16 panel solar installation. Extra panels (19), battery and compatible EV charger were on our shopping listGloRenewables provided excellent support, service, value and advice from our initial enquiry, through the necessary approvals to a smooth installation and commissioning. The guys have been an absolute pleasure to work with and to have in our home. No issue has been too small for them to consider and their after sales commitment has, so far, been equally impressive. We would have no qualms in highly recommending Storm and Charlie - GloRenewables - to anyone contemplating either a new solar implementation or additions to existing.They are definitely a 5* supplier!
janet hearljanet hearl
10:59 25 Sep 23
Excellent work and very professional Storm & Charlie. Highly recommended.
Stewart DuddingStewart Dudding
18:19 22 Aug 23
Glo fitted a 6Kw array, inverter and a 9.5Kw battery. We are WSW facing and the performance of the system has been superb.We live in a Victorian property with a fragile slate tile roof and were keen to work with a smaller more agile firm that could adapt their approach during the works if needed. We believed a large commercial firm would be less likely to give the job the attention it required.We benchmarked the quote from Glo with local and national fitters and found it to be competitive. The professionalism and customer centricity of Glo really stood them apart.The team at Glo have a great relationship with their scaffolders who in turn were very considerate when installing to avoid damaging our ancient Wisteria! Plant pots were carefully moved, benches relocated and the whole site left tidy.The quality of the work from the Glo team was excellent with close attention to detail, taking extra time to make an incredibly neat and compact install, repairing tiles where possible, replacing where necessary. The supply cable was expertly hidden behind drain pipes etc to be essentially invisible. The inverter and battery install was well thought out for future servicing. Very impressive.The post install support has been proactive and Glo have patiently supported me through the process of seeking approval for SEG payments.Overall I would highly recommend Glo for similar projects.
Melanie AdamMelanie Adam
11:09 28 Jul 23
Storm and Charlie from Glo were extremely knowledgeable and explained the process from installation and location of panels and battery through to using the app clearly. They consulted at every stage and made recommendations based on their previous experience. Overall a professional and friendly team who I’d highly recommend.
Jackie SearsJackie Sears
16:08 18 Jun 23
After having Glo install our solar panels, I'm very happy to highly recommend them. I found them to be very hard-working, punctual, pleasant and very knowledgeable about all aspects of the installation. Their attention to detail, such as adding a fire-board behind the battery, and using non-melting clips to keep power cables in place, was very impressive.It was a pleasure to have them around for a few days and I'm delighted with the end result. It feels like we are definitely in safe hands!
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Glo Renewables focuses on installing solar panels in Torquay, Devon, establishing its reputation as a progressive energy firm dedicated to green solutions. Providing solar panel solutions for both businesses and homes across Torquay and the wider Devon region, we are committed to advancing eco-friendly energy methods.

Harnessing sunlight, solar energy offers a sustainable, renewable, and lasting source of power by converting solar radiation into electrical energy. Recent advancements in solar technologies have enhanced their efficiency and made solar power more accessible and affordable.

At Glo Renewables in Torquay, our skilled professionals are dedicated to revolutionising the way electricity is supplied to your home and business. We aim to provide an option that is not only better for the environment but also more cost-effective for your energy needs.

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About the town of Torquay in Devon

Discovering Torquay: The Jewel of Devon

Torquay, a seaside town nestled in the heart of Devon, England, is a picturesque destination that boasts a unique blend of natural beauty, historic charm, and modern amenities. Often referred to as the heart of the English Riviera, Torquay offers visitors a rich tapestry of experiences, making it an ideal getaway for travellers of all tastes. From its stunning coastline and sandy beaches to its vibrant cultural scene and lush gardens, Torquay is a town that truly has something for everyone.

A Rich Maritime Heritage

Torquay’s history is deeply intertwined with the sea. The town’s natural harbour has played a pivotal role in its development from a quiet fishing village into a bustling seaside resort. Visitors can delve into the town’s maritime past at the Torquay Museum, which features exhibits on local history, archaeology, and natural history. The museum also houses an impressive collection related to Agatha Christie, the world-renowned author and a native of Torquay.

Natural Wonders and Outdoor Adventures

The natural landscape around Torquay is breathtaking, with rugged cliffs, hidden coves, and panoramic sea views. The South West Coast Path offers miles of scenic walks that connect Torquay to other parts of Devon’s coastline, providing ample opportunities for hiking, bird watching, and photography. For beach lovers, Torquay’s beaches, such as Torre Abbey Sands and Oddicombe Beach, are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and water sports.

 

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Torquay is not just about natural beauty; it’s also a hub of cultural and leisure activities. The Princess Theatre hosts a variety of performances, from musicals and concerts to comedy shows and ballets. Art enthusiasts will enjoy visiting the Artizan Gallery, which showcases the work of local artists. Meanwhile, the town’s many parks and gardens, including the Royal Terrace Gardens and Babbacombe Model Village, offer peaceful retreats and family fun.

Culinary Delights and Nightlife

The culinary scene in Torquay caters to diverse palates, with restaurants serving everything from traditional British fare to international cuisine. Fresh seafood, a local specialty, can be enjoyed at waterfront eateries with stunning views of the harbor. As the sun sets, Torquay’s nightlife comes alive with bars, pubs, and clubs offering entertainment into the early hours.

A Gateway to Devon’s Attractions

Torquay’s location makes it an excellent base for exploring the wider Devon area. The Dartmoor National Park, with its vast moorlands and wild ponies, is just a short drive away. Other nearby attractions include the historic towns of Dartmouth and Totnes, as well as the picturesque villages of the English Riviera.

Torquay in Devon is a destination that marries the allure of the seaside with the charm of English countryside, cultural richness, and a lively atmosphere. Whether you’re seeking relaxation on the beach, adventures in nature, cultural discoveries, or culinary delights, Torquay offers a memorable escape in the beautiful setting of the English Riviera. With its welcoming locals, diverse attractions, and scenic beauty, Torquay remains a beloved spot for visitors from around the world, promising an unforgettable experience for all who venture to this jewel of Devon.