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An energy-neutral Netherlands one step closer

This is what we are working on every day with our crew and customers. We do this by realizing perfect and optimally functioning installations. Here on our news page you will find interesting and fun news items. Would you like to know more? Feel free to contact us. Don't want to miss anything? Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and/or Instagram.

Solar tips to take full advantage of the energy-saving scheme

To get the most out of the balancing scheme, here are some smart tips: Choose an energy supplier with a favorable balancing scheme: Compare several providers and choose a supplier that does not charge a feed-in fee for returned solar energy. Do you produce more than you consume? Then it is also wise to look for a high [...] Read more

FD Gazelle 2023!

Proud and grateful, we share with you the news: Solar Crew has just won yet another FD Gazelle award! ๐Ÿ† This prestigious recognition is a testament to our commitment to renewable energy and growth. The hard work of our team has led to this award. Thank you to all our customers, partners and employees who made this [...] Read more
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Extremely low solar panel prices!

Surplus The global surplus of solar panels has led to a remarkable phenomenon of them being offered at extremely low prices in the market. This means that the same type of high-quality solar panels that previously seemed pricey are now being offered at absolute rock-bottom prices. As a result, solar panel prices have reached an extremely low point, and [...] Read more

Municipality of Eindhoven in the spotlight

We proudly shine the spotlight on Municipality of Eindhoven, a leading Municipality in the field of sustainability. Year after year, we continue to show our dedication by installing solar panels on various municipal buildings. In doing so, we always have an eye for the interests of tenants, the wishes of the client and the continuous evolution of our [...] Read more

Quality control of InstallQ certification achieved

As an InstallQ certified solar panel authority, a quality inspection takes place periodically. "Very neat installation and clearly documented," stated the inspector who ultimately had 0 comments to note. InstallQ confirmed that the installation installed by Solar Crew meets all applicable standards and quality requirements. "We assume that you will continue this quality work. [...] Read more

๐“๐ซ๐จ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐จ๐ฉ ๐จ๐ง๐ณ๐ž ๐›๐ž๐ญ๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ฐ๐›๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ซ๐ž๐ฉ๐ฎ๐ญ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ž ๐ž๐ง ๐ญ๐จ๐ž๐ฐ๐ข๐ฃ๐๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š๐š๐ง ๐ค๐ฅ๐š๐ง๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ฏ๐ซ๐ž๐๐ž๐ง๐ก๐ž๐ข๐!

On behalf of Zeefdrukkerij Fiers B.V. we installed 224 solar panels on their business premises. Paul Fiers (Owner): "Solar Crew is a very appreciated company, what they say they do and don't leave until everything is installed and functioning satisfactorily. I am very satisfied with the way they work and the installation delivered." The [...] Read more

๐Ž๐ง๐๐ž๐ซ๐ก๐จ๐ฎ๐๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ข๐ณ๐จ๐ž๐ง ๐ข๐ฌ ๐š๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž๐›๐ซ๐จ๐ค๐ž๐ง!

For our business customers, we offer a thorough system check. We take measurements and check for heat sources at the solar panels and inverters as well as the distribution box. In addition, we inspect the entire solar panel system on the roof and may recommend, for example, cleaning the solar panels once. This way we prevent any surprises [...]. Read more

๐๐ข๐ž๐ฎ๐ฐ๐ž ๐›๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ง!

Our latest 2 new installation buses have arrived. The 2 bucket trucks have been in use for about 2 months now and the 2 long length Ford buses have also arrived! Thanks Sortimo Nederland B.V. again for the equipment and Van Mossel Automotive Group for the delivery of the buses. The vans are fully equipped for private installations and ideal for that [...] Read more

๐„๐ง๐ฉ๐ก๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐ฎ๐ฆ ๐ข๐ง๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฎ๐ซ

We are pleased to announce that we have achieved Enphase Platinum certification! Only 31 out of 2000+ installers achieve Enphase's "Platinum" certification. This prestigious certification is a testament to our commitment to excellence and our dedication to delivering high-quality solar solutions. Platinum partners have the longest track record of [...] Read more

๐‚๐ซ๐ž๐ฐ-๐›๐ฎ๐ข๐ฅ๐๐ข๐ง๐  ๐๐š๐ !

What a fun team building was that! The atmosphere was good and everyone enjoyed the activities. We laughed and fought for the win through the "Highland games" and with a "Bank robbery". The team building was a perfect opportunity to relax and boost positive energy. Great fun! Read more

๐•๐š๐ค๐ฆ๐š๐ง๐ง๐ž๐ง, ๐ฌ๐ฉ๐ž๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ง, ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ฌ๐ž๐ง ๐ฆ๐ž๐ญ ๐ฉ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ž ๐ฏ๐จ๐จ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ž๐œ๐ก๐ง๐ข๐ž๐ค... ๐ฆ๐š๐š๐ค ๐ค๐ž๐ง๐ง๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฆ๐ž๐ญ ๐‰๐จ๐ก๐š๐ง

In the time Johan has been in solar panels, he has witnessed the professionalization of the industry and its explosive growth. "I think it's important to have an enjoyable day as a team. This drove me to Solar Crew a few years ago. Here these things are well organized and it works nicely. We have [...] Read more

๐—ฉ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฒ ๐—ธ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ถ๐—ฑ ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐˜„๐—ฒ ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ด ๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฐ ๐˜‡๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—ท ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—•๐—ฉ

After a first phase of 880 solar panels, we have now installed 1684 solar panels at Mebal. Here we installed a total of 13 Huawei inverters in cooperation with Wouters/Vencotec and provided a 630kVA transformer in cooperation with Voltens. We are proud that customers with an additional demand for solar panels once again know how to find us [...] Read more

Always critical and focus on quality

An independent inspection of the installation at private homes (projects) is not a requirement in the Netherlands. Nevertheless, at Solar Crew we choose to have random inspections carried out. This way we stay sharp and we can be sure that we continue to deliver high-quality mastery. We have the inspection performed by external certified specialists [...] Read more

Our fine workplace

In October 2020, we took delivery of the key to "our" new building. In renovating the building, we took sustainability as our starting point. Of course, our roof is full of solar panels and we are gas-free, logical. But, we also created a sustainable working environment. For example, in the field of ergonomics. For example, the workstations are equipped with [...] Read more

HQ Pack Continues to become more sustainable and get even more out of the sun!

HQ Pack (Eindhoven) is one of the world's top companies when it comes to high-tech packaging. Not without reason do they find themselves in ASML's supply chain. In addition, both companies have the reduction of their C02 footprint high on their priority list. We are therefore proud that HQ Pack has chosen Solar Crew at [...]. Read more

Meet Dirk / Team leader individuals at Solar Crew

Solar Crew. Sun suppliers est. 2012 Craftsmen, specialists, people with a passion for technology. "I sometimes say that we really take credit for our work. Because as soon as we finish the installation, we start generating renewable energy. Apart from this, our work is also fun because of the freedom รกnd we [...] Read more

Important news!

The central government has decided to abolish VAT on solar panels from January 1, 2023. What does this mean? VAT will go down from 21% to 0%. This so-called zero rate only applies if the solar panels are installed on homes or outbuildings of a home, such as a barn. Private individuals will no longer have to refund the VAT [...] Read more

Have you spotted them yet!

Our first 4 new installation buses have arrived. Through a new look-and-feel of Mula advertising agency B.V., a fresh Sortimo Nederland B.V. interior and the good service of Van Mossel Automotive Group, we now enjoy these fine buses daily. The 4 larger buses, which have yet to be delivered, will have to wait a little longer because of [...]. Read more

We turned our roof into a testing ground with solar panel installations

There are installations simulated on various roofs such as on corrugated iron, a steel sheet pile wall or on tile roof. On the flat part of the roof all forms of setups are shown; landscape or portrait laid and south or east-west placed. Hanging in our ๐ž๐ฅ๐ž๐ค๐ญ๐ซ๐จ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ž๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ข๐ง are the inverters that we install and directly coupled [...] Read more

Open day April 9 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On April 9, we will open our doors and you will experience a solar system from A to Z. We will put theory into practice by letting you experience how we deal with shadow fall during the engineering of a system, we will go deeper into why we use certain components, you will experience hands-on through an exclusive roof visit [...]. Read more

Floris van Bommel shoe factory preserved

Today, the entire Floris van Bommel shoe factory is sustainably powered by the 1,000 solar panels we have installed on the roof. Van Bommel shoes have been known for decades for them high-quality shoes. This is also reflected in the production facilities. Everything neat and with an eye for detail. They wanted to become more sustainable and [...] Read more

343 new construction homes already under contract

We have some great projects coming up this year. Including 343 ๐ง๐ข๐ž๐ฎ๐ฐ๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ฐ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ง๐ข๐ง๐ ๐ž๐ง which we are already commissioning to make sustainable by 2022. Fact: The Netherlands has the most solar panels per capita in Europe. The Netherlands has about 2 solar panels per capita, making it the European leader ahead of Germany. Let's also [...] Read more

Finishing a solar panel installation

Finishing a solar panel installation. Often it is a lack of knowledge that makes solar panel installations incorrect. The examples below show how installers do not follow the standards or are not certified to install PV installations at all. By not allowing personnel to take the necessary courses and training, they know [...]. Read more

Warehouse assignments

These ๐จ๐ฉ๐๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ก๐ญ๐ž๐ง are ready to be installed again this week! So every week, all the selected systems for our customers are prepared in the warehouse. Great for our mechanics because this way they can just drive the pallets into the van in the morning and get to work. Fred: "By preparing the orders in advance, we can [...] Read more

An FD Gazelle Award!

For the eighteenth time Het Financieele Dagblad organizes the FD Gazellen: the awards for the fastest growing companies in the Netherlands. The main criteria to be considered for the FD Gazellen Awards are to achieve an uninterrupted sales growth of at least 20% over a period of three years (2018-2020) where the net result should be positive [...] Read more

Migrant worker home fitted with solar panels

A housing for migrant workers has been developed on the ring road in Tilburg. There is room for 416 workers who will stay in fully furnished studios. The plan was supervised by a safety inspector and the cleanliness of work was inspected daily. By installing solar panels on this housing the residents will not have to worry about power contracts [...]. Read more

Rebranding in 2021

About five years ago, we positioned the 'Solar Crew' brand in the market with a strong brand promise. Solar Crew gets everything out of the sun, says exactly what we stand for and what we do. In addition, we were also able to recruit new employees much better with this promise at the employer branding level. Because yes, everything [...] Read more
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Energy prices through the roof

A Bitcoin rose by +/- 75% this year (1), the price of electricity on the other hand by +/- 100% (2). Energy prices continue to go up in a diagonal line. For an individual this quickly means an increase in energy bills of โ‚ฌ150,- on an annual basis for next year. An SME is quickly โ‚ฌ1500,- per year more lost on [...] Read more

Cozy mechanic wanted!

Who is not looking for them? Craftsmen, specialists, people with a passion for technology. The same goes for Solar Crew. So what is different at Solar Crew? Simply, the result and effect of the work you deliver! And, of course, "freedom. Freedom? Yes indeed! Projects are really 'your job'. But also when it comes to the [...] Read more

Toolbox meeting

Last Friday we had another toolbox meeting. A toolbox meeting is a periodic meeting with all personnel with the aim of promoting safety in daily work on the basis of specific topics. This time we had guest speaker Steven Wirtz of Conduct Technical Solutions who went into more detail about the fire safety of solar [...] Read more

Look inside!

SOLAR CREW LIVES UP TO AMBITION & MOVES INTO IMPRESSIVE NEW PREMISES. A solid foundation "Initially, we decided on a new building in Eersel. The final drawings for the plot of land we had our eye on were already there. After we had everything calculated, the investment versus the eventual return turned out to be much and [...] Read more

Relocation notice

After Easter the time has come and we will enter 4000m2 of new business space. The premises are 100% set up to pleasantly develop and realize solar panel projects, aimed at both residential, new construction and corporate end customers. In the new premises there is space for the ๐จ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ž๐ข๐๐ž๐ง of mechanics in our Solar Crew Academy, can [...] Read more

Remodeling update!

๐•๐ž๐ซ๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ฐ๐ข๐ง๐ ๐ฌ ๐ฎ๐ฉ๐๐š๐ญ๐ž! In between all the snow storms, we are working very hard to get the new building ready for the first week of April. Installing heat pumps, getting all the electrics and data in, plastering, tiling and renewing the roof for the solar panels. In the next few weeks, among other things, we will be painting the warehouse all over, assembling the warehouse shelving, painting, [...] Read more

NEW! Crew-member

NEW! Crew-member: ๐‰๐จ๐ž๐ฒ ๐ฏ๐š๐ง ๐Š๐จ๐ซ๐ฏ๐ž๐ง. Joey (31) was ready for a new challenge and joined us October 1 as ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐ค๐ฏ๐จ๐จ๐ซ๐›๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ข๐๐ž๐ซ / ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฃ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž๐ข๐๐ž๐ซ ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ข๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ง. "In this combination role, I get all the freedom to leave a customer with a satisfied feeling when installing solar panels. Right from the beginning [...] Read more

A new building

๐๐ข๐ž๐ฎ๐ฐ ๐ฉ๐š๐ง๐! As we are going to achieve another substantial growth this year, the available space in Hoogeloon seems to be getting smaller and smaller. Time for the next step. A new building. The building on the Meerheide in Eersel ensures that we can serve our customers even better and our professionals in a more modern atmosphere finer [...] Read more

Solar Crew record

Last June we set a "Solar Crew record"; 6006 solar panels connected to the grid! Divided into 9 projects ranging from ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ค๐– ๐ญ๐จ๐ญ ๐Ÿ”๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ค๐–, these entrepreneurs are also getting returns from their roofs. Through the SDE+ subsidy, they are assured of income for the next 15 years. Only with the right work preparation, right procurement channels, the right [...] Read more