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Exeter Graduate Owen McCarthy Joins Design Team

Exeter Graduate Owen McCarthy Joins Design Team

7th Sep 2021
SunGift has had a strong connection with the University of Exeter from the early days when the university introduced a degree in renewables. This summer we appointed graduate Owen McCarthy to the design team. Owen studied…
Summer Internship

Summer Internship

7th Sep 2021
We have just said goodbye to Charlie Sumeray, our summer intern from the University of Exeter. Renewable Energy Engineering graduate Charlie is now in his final year, working towards his Masters. Charlie says he was always…
SunGift is finalist in regional awards

SunGift is finalist in regional awards

27th Aug 2021
The SunGift team is thrilled to learn that the company has been shortlisted in both categories we entered in the Western Morning News Business Awards 2021. These awards recognise the brightest and best companies and entrepreneurs…
Dan Toone and Tom Ransley

SunGift expands commercial team to manage influx of largescale solar projects

9th Jul 2021
We’re delighted to announce the addition of two experienced managers to our commercial team to streamline the handling of largescale solar projects across the UK. New Contracts and Commercial Manager Tom Ransley brings a wealth of…
Gabriel

Future bright for solar industry – but more can still be done

9th Jul 2021
Lighting the Way, a new report from trade group Solar Energy UK suggests that while the UK solar industry could feasibly grow twofold by 2030, if it is to align with net zero targets it…
The solar panel-opedia – a brief history of solar PV technology

The solar panel-opedia – a brief history of solar PV technology

1st Oct 2020
Welcome to the SunGift solar panel-opedia, your one-stop-shop for all things solar PV. We'll be winding our time machines back a couple of centuries to the discovery of the photovoltaic effect in 1839. Our journey will…
How much energy can my solar panels generate?

How much energy can my solar panels generate?

1st Oct 2020
It is now possible to live a lifestyle where you generate much of the energy you use on your own roof. So, you can greatly reduce your reliance on buying in electricity from your supplier.…
Smart Export Guarantee - how to get paid for the solar energy you don't use

Smart Export Guarantee – how to get paid for the solar energy you don’t use

1st Oct 2020
Energy in the form of electricity is a commodity. It is generated, bought, distributed, sold and consumed. The average price of one unit (one kWh or kilowatt-hour) of electricity is about 15p. That’s how much…
Driving on sunshine part 3: solar EV charging

Driving on sunshine part 3: solar EV charging

28th Sep 2020
How can I charge my EV from my solar PV system? Your EV charging point is so much more than just a fancy plug socket for your car. An EV charge point with solar PV integration will…
Driving on sunshine part 2: EV charging basics

Driving on sunshine part 2: EV charging basics

28th Sep 2020
First of all – do you even need a charging point installed for your EV? The short answer is no, technically you don’t. But, you’ll really wish you had one. Most EVs come with two charging cables* Cable…
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