References & Credits

References

Figures from DECC – the Department of Energy & Climate Change, updated March 2014
https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/annual-domestic-energy-price-statistics
average unit costs in the South West of England based on consumption of 3,800 kWh per year were, 15.79 pence per kWh = £600 per year or £50 per month.

Installation estimate based on a property in central Swindon with a 30 degree roof slope (pitch), no shading, 20 degrees off south, a large 12 panel installation offering peak generation of 3 kW and a monthly electricity bill of £50 per month.
http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/Generating-energy/Getting-money-back/Solar-Energy-Calculator
Annual income in the first year of £516, made up of £369 from the Feed-in-Tariff, £61 from exporting electricity to the grid and £87 money saved off the bill. Generating 2563 Kilo Watt Hours of electricity and saving over 28 tonnes of CO2 over the lifetime of the panels assumed to be 25 years.

 

Credits

Thanks for Solar Power icon to http://icons8.com via https://www.iconfinder.com.

Thanks for photography used to,

https://www.flickr.com/photos/demmbatz/3532646348

https://www.flickr.com/photos/cocreatr/5387532886

https://www.flickr.com/photos/swanksalot/2593433518

 

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