At Solar Capture, our vision is set on making renewable solar energy accessible to everyone.

With over 38 years experience in solar research, development and manufacturing, our focus is to make solar accessible to everyone. At Solar Capture, we don’t just make solar solutions – we understand everything about them. And because of this, we can guarantee the best solar solutions possible.

Through collaboration with you, we deliver innovative solar systems, modules and cells, specific to your requirements.

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Our Commitment

Have you considered how imported solar modules are produced? If we’re to provide ethical solar solutions for people and planet, we must be transparent. That’s why we are committed to delivering British made products; where we can be certain of health & safety, staff welfare, material sourcing and business motives.

Delivering the best solar solutions
for people and planet

Delivering the best solar solutions for people and planet

Why we believe solar has a leading role in future renewables.

Why we believe solar has a leading role in future renewables.

Company Timeline

1981
BP Solar – World leaders in solar cell research and development established
1981
1990
World efficiency record for Cadium Telluride (CdTe) Photovoltaic cells. This thin-film technology achieves active layers which measure less than one tenth of the diameter of the human hair.
1990
2003
BP Solar achieves Saturn cell efficiency world record 18.3%. The Ptype wafer with phosphorous diffusion achieves high efficiency through its low resistance and low shading structure.
2003
2004

Transitioning from solar cell research into commercial solar manufacturing, NAREC is established in Blyth Northumberland.

2004
2005
Manufacturing supply for all Highways England roadside emergency telephone units.
2005
2007
High volume Saturn cell manufacturing for concentrator systems
2007
2008
Supplying photovoltaic cells to ABSOLICON for global concentrator market
2008
2013
Solar Capture Technologies. World class research, design and manufacturing facilities at the PV Technology Centre in the Port of Blyth, Northumberland.
2013
2017

High performance marine grade module designed and supplied to Trinity House.

2017
2018

Solar Capture design and develop prototype Vehicle Integrated PV modules for the Sono
motors Sion Vehicle. Integrating solar into every body panel of the vehicle to extend range by 34km
per day with the sun’s energy.

2018
2019

Solar capture secure investment for production and facility upgrades for volume manufacturing with state-of-the-art technology. We strive to continuously develop the quality, efficiency and performance or production capabilities and solar modules. Solar capture were awarded a tender to supply a global leader in the offshore sector Trinity house with high quality bespoke solar modules for offshore applications.

The modules were designed to withstand the toughest environments with smart technology integrated into the design for offshore buoys and aids to navigation devices all around the UK.

2019
2020

Solar capture were awarded a tender to supply a global leader in the offshore sector Trinity house with high quality bespoke solar modules for offshore applications. The modules were designed to withstand the toughest environments with smart technology integrated into the design for offshore buoys and aids to navigation devices all around the UK.

2020
2021

Solar Capture were successful in the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund national competition managed by BEIS and awarded funding to develop state of the art high performance composite solar roof tiles which will be Available Q1 2023.

2021
2022

Solar capture are working on several development projects in marine, automotive and highways sectors such as Solar gantry and ADS cladding to offset carbon emissions and lower running costs for National Highways.

2022

Solar Capture

UK's Most Advanced Solar Mega-Factory

Our world class Mega-Factory is situated in the Port of Blyth, North East England. Our plant is powered by renewables, with 35KW of energy generated by our solar wall and further consumption supplied from offshore wind turbines in Blyth.

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