It added that it detects increased potential for PV systems on private houses and commercial roofs.
Based near London, the subsidiary will be run by Simon Gerrard, who has been working in the solar industry for seven years, latterly as head of Domestic Sales for a leading British solar company. This is now the ninth branch to have been opened by the company outside of Germany.
The company has said it will use its own solar modules, manufactured at its Sonnenstromfabrik plant in Wismar, Germany. The plant has recently passed the required inspection of production operations under the U.K.s Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS); a requirement for solar companies wishing to operate in the country.