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I love the idea of renewable energy and its positive impact to the environment. Yet, using metal to produce energy by the means of solar panels and wind turbines put’s you at a risk. What risk? Metal Thieves.

Metal theft is now the fastest growing crime in the UK. In 2008, it was reported that metal theft cost the industry some £360,000,000 annually! Why is it so valuable? The cost of metal is rising. If thieves are looking to steal metal, where better to start than targeting Wind and Solar farms? Wind and Solar farms become vulnerable to these attacks as:

  • Wind Turbines and Solar Panels are placed outside making them easy to retrieve.

  • The quality of the metal is much higher than that on roofs and other exteriors.

  • Wind Turbines have copper wires in them. Thieves have been known to break into wind turbines and take 1 tonne of copper just from one wind turbine!

  • Solar Panels also have copper wires in them. Damage can then be caused to Solar Panels when thieves want to access the copper wires inside.

Securist - Keeping large Solar Farms safe and secure

Fear not, with an extensive record of protecting Wind and Solar Farms across the UK for one of the largest chains of Solar Farms, Securist offer protection to these sites. How so?

Just to name a few ways in which we do this:

  • We are the first to know about suspicious activity as we will monitor your Wind or Solar Farm 24/7 via CCTV.

  • We are notorious for our fast response time, being quicker than most of our competitors!

  • We offer integrated packages to ensure you get the best service and the most for your money.

  • We will always keep you in the loop. We will call you to let you know of any activity. You may not even notice a criminal was at your site as we will have addressed it so quickly!

  • We even let you have the Managing Directors mobile number as part of our customer first service. Our team offer nothing less than 100% satisfaction, but if you want to speak with the Managing Director, you will be more than welcome to!

Put us to the test! Give us a call on 0800 096 4070 or drop us an email to to see how we can support you and your Wind or Solar Farm.

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