5 Must-Dos before making an investment in on-site solar PV

2019-11-06T16:47:00+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Featured, News, Public Sector, Sector: Commercial & Industrial, Sector: Rural|

We are increasingly being asked by clients to assess quotations from renewable energy installers. We've found several common issues with our clients’ approaches and, more worryingly, with the contractors they are employing to install schemes.

Improving returns and reducing liabilities of PV arrays

2019-11-06T16:47:32+00:00June 24th, 2019|Featured, News, Published Articles, Service|

Richard Palmer was invited to contribute an article to the Old Mill Rural Insight. He wrote about the issues we are uncovering in our PV Healthchecks and how farms and estates can improve financial and technical performance of solar arrays and mitigate the financial risks being carried by some schemes.

Performance review and recommendations for solar arrays

2019-12-04T17:36:11+00:00May 28th, 2019|Service|

In our experience, most on-site solar PV schemes are underperforming in one way or another. Schemes can be missing out on revenues and savings, suffering high operating costs, and/or accruing risk of crippling one-off costs. Our PV Healthcheck reviews schemes and makes recommendations to ensure technical and financial performance is maximised.

Large-scale solar back on track for rural estates

2019-11-06T17:02:03+00:00April 5th, 2019|Featured, News, Press Release, Sector: Rural|

Press release: Developing large-scale solar parks is becoming viable again, particularly for rural estates looking to invest. Our CEO gives his views, along with the lending perspective from the head of landed-estates at Barclays, and the tax benefits from Old Mill Accountants.

Most solar arrays underperform – get them checked

2019-11-06T17:02:12+00:00February 19th, 2019|Featured, News, Press Release, Sector: Commercial & Industrial, Sector: Rural|

Press release: A huge proportion of solar photovoltaic (PV) arrays are under-performing financially and could easily be improved. Farms and estates should therefore consider getting them independently assessed.

Caution over mis-selling as Feed-In Tariff deadline looms

2019-11-06T16:51:20+00:00January 28th, 2019|Featured, News, Press Release, Public Sector, Sector: Commercial & Industrial, Sector: Rural|

Press release: Government plans to end the Feed-In Tariff (FiT) for new solar schemes from 31 March 2019 are triggering a spate of mis-selling in the renewables market. We urge caution and offer an investment appraisal service to establish if you are investing wisely.

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