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The Benefits of Solar PV
Here's what Solar PV could do for you:
- Cheaper Energy Bills Solar panels produce free electricity for your home.
- 24-hour Power Supply Include a battery storage unit and enjoy free electricity day and night.
- Reduce your carbon footprint Clean energy means you reduce your carbon emissions by up to 1 tonne per annum.
- Produce energy even on cloudy days Panels designed for European countries simply need day light to produce electricity.
Benefits of Solar Thermal
Here's what Solar Thermal could do for you:
- You get paid for the hot water you generate Your solar thermal installation will be eligible for the Government Renewable Heat Incentive – that is a tax free, index-linked payment for seven years.
- Save on energy bills Hot water produced by solar thermal panels offsets the cost of energy that you would otherwise use to heat the water.
- Reduce your carbon footprint Nothing is burned therefore offsetting any carbon dioxide that would have otherwise been produced.
- Heated water for 365 days a year When solar energy is minimal during the winter months a conventional boiler or immersion heater can be used to supplement your hot water.
How Much Does It Cost to Install Solar Panels?
Solar panel prices have dropped more than 60% since 2010. Find out how much you're likely to pay to install solar panels on your roof today.
RHI for solar thermal installations
The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a quarterly payment over seven years to households who have installed solar thermal systems. The current rate sits at 20.66p/kWh for solar thermal applications.
A consumer's guide to solar PV installation
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