Invest in your own Electricity Generation in time for the Summer

Last summer, the owners of solar panels enjoyed a bumper ‘crop’ of clean electricity and with power prices rising this year and the coming end of Feed in Tariffs to new entrants in March now is a good time to look at how this technology would work for your business.

Several Worcestershire businesses have already installed solar photo-voltaic panel systems supported by Low Carbon Opportunities Programme grant funding that ranges from £5,000 to £100,000 and covers up to 45% of project costs.

Simple paybacks work out at 6 – 7 years with the asset then producing ‘free’ electricity for an expected life of 20-25 years.

Wayne Sambridge, a Director at First Service Frozen Foods who have benefited from the installation of a 24kW roof mounted system supported by a £9,700 grant said:

“The Low Carbon Opportunities Program is our fourth grant through Worcestershire County Council and was the easiest to apply for. Applying for the grant really couldn’t have been any easier”

For more details contact the Business Central Team via 01905 677 888 or visit the Low Carbon Opportunities page.

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