STOR­ING SO­LAR EN­ERGY FOR FU­TURE USE MAKES MORE SENSE THAN SELL­ING IT AT A LOSS

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them (and you won’t have to put them to­gether your­self) – but with sav­ings es­ti­mated at up to £560 a year, the £3000 in­stal­la­tion cost will be paid back be­fore too long. Just re­mem­ber this is the UK, so un­til they in­vent a so­lar panel that runs on clouds it’s al­ways go­ing to be slower go­ing than Cal­i­for­nia.

With Brexit seem­ingly an un­stop­pable force that could leave us des­per­ately try­ing to sell sponge cakes to the EU in ex­change for old pass­ports, those with so­lar pan­els on their roofs – and a means to store the elec­tric­ity they gen­er­ate – could be the ones who in­herit the earth.

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