meet the team

Ben Saunders, So Go Solar

Ben Saunders

So Go Solar was established in 2010 By Ben Saunders with the aim of delivering a bespoke and highly customer focused solar panel PV installation service. The company has recently expanded its range of services it offers to include solar thermal and LED lighting. Ben, an Environmetal Sciences graduate from the University of East Anglia, has over 20 years experience in the environmental sector, is a qualified electrician and is responsible for the overall direction and growth of the business. By the way, he still gets his hands dirty !

phillip longPhilip Long

Philip has over 25 years experience in the plumbing, electrical and renewables sector. Phil runs the solar thermal system side of the business, is a qualified electrician and a Domestic Energy Assessor.


Richard Whitehouse

Richard, who trained as an electronics engineer way back when Spurs were winning trophies, is our lead electrician who specialises in control and monitoring systems. Richard is also our LED lighting guru.


Jo Chartres

Jo started life as an M&S management trainee before setting up his own plumbing and building services company. One of the most charming plumbers you will ever meet, Jo works on both our solar panel and solar thermal installations.