Solar-rise is a partnership between Stephen Boakes and Paul O’Reilly, based in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex.
We are a small, flexible outfit – the two of us do most of the work, bringing in others as and when required – keeping our overheads to minimum and offering an accessible and affordable service to households in the region. Solar-rise does not operate with large sales teams, hefty advertising budgets and glossy presentation packs. Word-of-mouth has proved to be our best marketing tool!
About Stephen Boakes and Paul O’Reilly
Stephen and Paul have known each other since they were 2 months old! They went to Tarnerland nursery together and have lived in most of their lives in the sunshine city of Brighton and Hove.
Paul is a highly experienced carpenter-builder; he also is an expert chicken keeper and guitar player. Stephen is a fully qualified (NAPIT) electrician, works also on international tour production for bands, plays didgeridoo and occasionally paints.
For many years (long before FITs were introduced) Paul and Stephen have shared a keen interest in renewables (renewable energy production) and in particular solar power as a sustainable, alternative source of energy.
Stephen and Paul are both fully trained and qualified to design, install and certify renewable energy solar PV systems.