Rushcliffe Solar

Rushcliffe Solar started as a Transition West Bridgford campaign to encourage greater use of Photovoltaic home power generation systems in Rushcliffe borough, but we are always willing to answer an enquiry from other towns in the region. There are many buildings and entire streets with roofs which have a good view of the Sun and could produce power for the Grid and Income for the occupants. Hit the You Enquire tab to get a free appraisal of the photovoltaic potential for your building. Email:
If you are thinking about it, do not be put off by recent changes in the tariff!: Since April 2012, the tariff was reduced to 21 pence/unit and ones on poorly insulated buildings get only 9 pence/unit. There have been further reductions since. Use the Expertsure calculator to check out your house and see if it is still worth doing.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

China adopts Feed in Tariff

4 Aug 2011: News from China is that they are adopting the Feed in Tariff that has been such a success in Europe. Home generators will get 11p per unit (but I don't know what the purchase price of electricity is in China) .
  China is already the largest manufacturer of PV panels, but this will have an effect on the world market as they will also become one of the largest customers. I think this will be good for us in the end, as the level of production is likely to rise to meet the demand, and this should bring the unit price down. 

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