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‘Solar is just the start of your energy saving journey’


With the cost of solar energy falling dramatically by 80% in recent years, as well as growing pressure to reduce our carbon footprint, there has never been a better time for you to install solar PV and kick start your farm to become carbon neutral.

Starting with Solar – The way to save you money.

Beginning your solar journey can be very simple, especially with Vencomatic’s highly rewarding 4-year payback scheme. Plus, with the price of solar energy’s remarkable drop of 82%, since 2010, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency’s report, Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2019, it is cheaper than ever to fill your pockets with sunshine (and of course, profit).

In addition, as the NFU has set the agricultural industry a target of becoming carbon neutral by 2040, your chance to take the steps to achieving this has never been easier.

Vencomatic UK has been providing agricultural machinery in the UK for 30 years, energy reduction solutions for 13 years, and being owned by a farmer, the company understands the quality and longevity that every farm needs. With this in mind, it is no wonder that Vencomatic Energy only buy solar panels with a 25-year guarantee and offers a full project service from start to finish, providing 50kW solar for an unrivalled price of less than £30,000.

National sales manager for Vencomatic Energy, Lee Traynor, says “With an average system size of 45kWp, a farmer can expect to save 558 tonnes of CO2 over the 25-year life of a system, saving an impressive £5,000 per year on their energy bill.”

Saving money and reducing your carbon footprint is just the beginning.

The Vencomatic journey – Roofs, recharge and battery storage.

Once your solar project is complete, all supported by our Venco Energy team and engineers, you’re well on your way to reaching your goal. Using our expertise, we can guide you further through the process of maximising your solar potential (application process) and introduce you to the power of battery technology.

Battery technology allows you to generate electric power during the day to use at night or when there is further demand as when belts and conveyors are run. Utilising the range for further solar, to store on batteries, you can power your farm consistently- meaning that even when the sun goes down, your power stays up.

With your solar running at full swing, you’ll be using free electricity to run your farm. As we all convert to electric vehicles, not only cars but tractors too, low cost chargers can be installed to provide the electric power. and, it only gets better.

The future – Reaching Net Zero

By the final stage of the process, you will have future-proofed your farm. As targeted, the future is green and eco-friendly meaning that with your solar and battery storage, you will be prepared, all whilst enjoying the money you have saved on your energy bills. Plus, with the call for electric cars, your solar will allow you to charge your car.


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