Solar carport

The sustainable solution for charging electric cars

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Customised solar carport. Parking & charging

Also generate solar energy and park your car dry? Shift To Solar has developed beautiful wooden and steel solar carports. The roof of the carport is made of solar panels, generating green energy.

A solar carport can be ordered from one or two parking spaces or for an entire car park.

  • Sustainable energy generation
  • Suitable for any electric car
  • Installation by experts
  • For individuals and companies
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Why a carport with solar panels is a good choice?

Sustainable

The solar carport is more than just a parking solution. Thanks to its integrated solar panels, the carport makes optimal use of solar energy and converts it into green energy.

Universal charging

The charger is universal and can therefore be connected to any electric car. This makes charging easy and hassle-free.

For every organisation

The solar carport can be placed anywhere, whether in a business park or at home. A flexible solution suitable for any type of organisation or home.

Weatherproof

Solar carports are built to last. They can withstand adverse weather conditions and cope well.

Fully recyclable

Our solar carports are made of fully recyclable materials, minimising environmental impact.

Free recharging

Employees and guests can easily recharge their electric vehicles free of charge. The solar energy generated can be used immediately.

Carport options & customisation

Check out the options or submit your personal requirements

Solar carport for one or two cars

Our solar carports can be ordered as single or double carports. Both the wooden and steel construction have a nice robust appearance. Both structures are durably processed, making them maintenance-free for years. Thanks to the modular construction, the structure can be easily extended.
  • Wooden or steel construction
  • From €5,500
  • Glass Solar Panels 450Wp
  • Inverter
  • The complete installation is assembled

Solar carports for the entire car park

For our business customers, we have developed a steel solar carport. The strong construction can support more solar panels. This makes the annual yield greater and the payback period shorter. The modular construction enables fast installation with minimal disruption to daily operations. We always offer a tailor-made quotation.
  • Steel construction
  • Price on request
  • Glass Solar Panels 450WP
  • Inverter
  • The complete installation is assembled

What does a carport with solar panels cost?

The price of a solar carport depends on several factors, such as size, material and type of panels. The costs below are therefore an indication.

Steel solar carport

  • 1 parking space: €6,850
  • 2 parking spaces: € 9,600
  • 3 parking spaces: €10,590

Wooden solar carport

  • 1 parking space: €5,500
  • 2 parking spaces: €7,840

Of course, we can fully customise a solar carport. Ask for a quote to quickly find out more about the price.

Shift to Solar also offers building kits of solar carports. This means that you purchase all materials and supplies from us, after which you arrange the assembly yourself. You save considerably on labour costs.

Assembled within 8 weeks

Our specialists are at your service

Ready for the next step in sustainability? Being energy-conscious as a business is becoming increasingly important. A solar carport from Shift to Solar is well worth the investment. Experience the convenience and financial benefits of solar panels for charging electric cars! 

Bespoke

Shift to Solar delivers customised solutions. This means that we will talk to you about what best suits your organisation. Whether you need one or several solar carports, together we will create a customised plan. A carport with solar panels and battery is among the possibilities.

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Experiences of others

Satisfied customers of Shift to Solar
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Within 8 weeks, what a top service

At the business park, we had a solar bicycle shed installed by Shift to Solar. The whole process from quotation, design, installation and monitoring was excellent. We are very happy with the quick delivery. For us, a worry-free process by a trusted party.
4.5/5
Sander
solar double wooden carport

Great! Super nice that it could be done like this

We are super happy with our solar carport, where we can park and charge our electric cars. They thought with us and did a beautiful job.
5/5
Marianne
Wooden solar carport single

Extremely knowledgeable and pleasant to work with

We really liked the product and, above all, its installation. The installation team was extremely knowledgeable, professional and pleasant to work with.
5/5
R. de Heer
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Frequently asked questions

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What subsidies are there for solar carports?

When you buy a charging station on a business basis, there are several subsidies available with tax advantages. These include the Environmental Investment Allowance (MIA), the VAMIL and the KIA. To claim these, your company must meet certain terms comply.

Several subsidies are also available for solar panels. The KIA applies to all kinds of business assets, including charging stations. It is the most general investment deduction for businesses. Want to know more? Check our page on subsidies and tax breaks.

Is a permit required for a solar carport?

Installing a carport in a business park or car park may require a permit. This is because business parks and car parks often face different types of regulations than private property. It is therefore always advisable to contact the environment desk prior to construction. There you can also apply for the permit right away. If you have Shift to Solar install your carport, we can help with the permit application.

What is the payback period?

The payback period of a solar carport is determined by the balance between yield and cost. The exact payback period of a solar carport with glass-glass solar panels cannot be determined immediately. It depends on the costs incurred, the amount of sunlight the site receives, the power of the solar panels, the energy price and any subsidies or financial support.

However, our glass-glass solar panels do have higher efficiency and durability than standard glass-film solar panels, which can lead to a 25% higher energy yield and therefore a shorter payback period. Own use of the generated energy or selling it to the grid, as well as the presence of charging stations, can further affect the payback period.

Can I see the solar carport in real life first?

A solar carport is a smart investment. But an investment. So you think about it carefully first. Maybe you have doubts and want to see the carport in real life first. We have a show model of both types of Solar carports at our own business park in Zwolle. Now you can come and see the wooden and steel Solar carports whenever you want. And do you have any questions? Then we will be happy to answer them. You are most welcome!

When to choose a wooden or steel carport?

Steel carports are extremely durable and strong, withstanding harsh weather conditions. They require less maintenance than their wooden counterparts. On the other hand, wooden carports are often considered more aesthetically pleasing, with their warm, natural look. However, keep in mind that wooden carports may require more maintenance. The cost is not the same either, ask an offer to find out more about this. In either case, Shift to Solar's carports are fully recyclable.

For which electric cars is the carport suitable?

The solar carport is designed with a universal charging function, making it suitable for all types of electric cars. This versatility allows owners of different electric cars to charge their vehicles worry-free and conveniently under the carport.

Do you also supply solar carports in Belgium?

Shift to Solar also delivers to businesses and individuals in Belgium. Please contact us so that we can make an appointment. Shift to Solar's solutions are always tailor-made. We therefore look together at the conditions that best suit your needs.

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