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David Livingston
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How would you like free solar energy ?
Me too and if you live in the UK have a south facing unshaded roof then maybe you can get free solar panels .
This is how the scam sorry scheme works . The govt wanted to encourage solar energy in the UK ,land of rain and wind, so what it did was to put a tax on the electric consumption to provide a subsidy for among other things solar .
A number of companies looked at the amount of subsidy and realised that if you put solar panels on a roof and just added an inverter so as to connect with the grid then the cost plus a profit could be had without measuring the amounts of electric used either embedded or exported to the grid . In plain english they get the subsidy you get the electricity anything you do not use goes into the grid .
Unfortunetly I live in France and am unable to take advantage of this offer

This is one of the companies involved

http://ashadegreener.co.uk/

I should add that I am not connected to this company apart from my folks in the UK are thinking of doing this and asked me to look into it and I thought it a good deal .

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The problem with these schemes arise when you come to sell your house with many mortgage companies refusing to give loans on houses involved in rent a roof schemes. No mortgage No sale.
 
David Livingston
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First thing I checked out and if you look on the web site most major UK lenders do not have an issue with it .
I think it will be like satalite dishes when they first went up everyone said oooo it will effect the sale of your house now its not an issue . As these things become more common I can see it becoming the norm .

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Try telling that to the owners who cannot sell there houses and cannot get the rent a roof supplier to remove the solar panels.
 
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Are you sure its because they have a roof panel ?
The housing market in the UK is very poor and full of people with unreasonable expectations of the value of their homes .

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Why let a company make all the profit?
It makes so much more sense to buy your own system outright, find out what it could be worth to you with a free survey and full explanation of how it all works.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Concept-Solar/127329510801771?ref=hl
 
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This assumes you can afford to buy the kit and deal with the paperwork and are able to fit it or pay someone to fit it . What if you cannot ?

David
 
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