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Published on January 15th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

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UK Rises Above 500,000 Solar Homes, Prices Keep Dropping (Infographic)

January 15th, 2014 by  

The UK has now risen over 500,000 solar homes. CompareMySolar.co.uk decided to make the following infographic in order to commemorate the milestone. Check it out:

UK solar homes

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  • Nick

    Why not show what that 5500 pounds gets you vs just the ‘price of solar’?? Wouldn’t that be a key piece of info?

    • Glenn

      Paid out 11k for 3kw solar in 2011. Getting a return of 11% on my investment + use of the electricity we can use. ourselves. Not sure if I would invest now with the FIT payments so low. I will have my system paid for in less than 81/2 years.

  • Eric
  • patb2009

    the UK like Germany is not considered a prime site for solar. That they’ve passed the 2% level is striking.

  • JamesWimberley

    I for one welcome the “London busful of coal” unit as an improvement on the opaque and hopelessly variable “powered household” in general PR use for cuts in emissions,

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