Solar Panels with a Scottish Twist!

Solar Panels with a Scottish Twist!

Here at AES Solar, we’ve made it our mission to constantly push the boundaries of solar technology. With a record as the longest-established manufacturer of flat-plate solar thermal collectors in Western Europe – that’s 45 years of honing our craft – you could say innovation is in our DNA. From our headquarters in Forres, we’ve … Read more

First Minister Visits AES Solar for Sustainability Showcase

The First Minister visits AES Solar, to discuss the strength of Scottish solar and the exciting expansion plans on the horizon for the solar power company based in the North East of Scotland. Pioneering Scottish Solar On Saturday, Humza Yousaf received a warm welcome from AES Solar staff to our head office and factory in … Read more

VAT-Free Battery Empowerment in 2024!

VAT-Free Battery Empowerment showing the front door of a house with a white Tesla Powerwall battery beside the front door.

As advocates for sustainable energy solutions, we’re thrilled to share some exciting VAT-Free Battery Empowerment news that promises to revolutionise the way homeowners can approach energy consumption! Effective from February 1st, the UK government has waived the Value Added Tax (VAT) on domestic battery energy storage systems marking a significant milestone in the journey towards … Read more

AES Solar Founder Steps Down after 4 Decades

AES Solar Founder Steps Down in an image which shows four people gathered around a ground mount solar PV system with the two men in the centre shaking hands.

Today our AES Solar founder steps down as Managing Director after four decades. George Goudsmit will still be involved in AES Solar, exploring innovation in this fast-moving and exciting sector.  Management of the business will be taken over by the existing senior leadership team as part of a management buyout which secures our long-term future. … Read more

Eco-Friendly Resolutions

Eco-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions

Eco-friendly resolutions, goals, ambitions, or intentions for the year ahead? Whatever you call them, there’s no denying January has us thinking about areas in our life we want to improve. The fresh start of a new calendar year always feels like the natural time to implement this. Of course, we’d love it if your resolution … Read more

Solar Brilliance: Shining a light on 2023

As we approach the end of 2023, we’re shining a light on 2023, a glowing year for AES Solar, in our annual year review! New Starts in 2023 This year we welcomed Jan Haetzer in the role of Sales Advisor and Callum Milton as Junior Sales Advisor to add invaluable support to our Sales Team … Read more

Have a Ghoulish, Gleeful and Green Halloween in 2023!

Green Halloween in 2023 Jack O' Lantern surrounded by dried autumn leaves, acorns and, candles and fairy lights.

Halloween, with its plastic decorations, one-time-use costumes and influx of discarded sweet wrappers has become a rather plastic-filled celebration! However, things weren’t always this way. So this year why don’t you transform this eco-nightmare into a Green Halloween in 2023? After all, the effects of climate change are scary enough without dressing them up in … Read more

Embracing a Culture of Wellbeing on World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day 2023 logo

In honour of World Mental Health Day, we wanted to shed a light on our dedicated efforts to prioritising mental health in our workplace. As a company, we recognise the importance of fostering a supportive and nurturing environment for our employees. This is particularly important in today’s fast-paced world where one in four people will … Read more

Glowing Success: AES Solar’s PV Project of the Year Triumph

The sun is well and truly shining on AES Solar after winning first place in the Solar PV Project of the Year category at the National Energy Efficiency Awards. The National Energy Efficiency Awards recognise best practices within the energy sector. The Energy Awards were held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Friday, September 29th. … Read more

AES Solar Shine at Scotland Energy Awards

AES Solar visited the stage three times at the Scotland Energy Efficiency Awards held in Glasgow on the 23rd of June, securing two silvers and a gold! We were shortlisted in the following categories: Regional Solar PV Installer and Contractor of the Year and Regional Large Scale Project (>250K) of the Year for which we were highly commended. However, it was … Read more