Are you thinking about solar battery storage? Here is why you should even in winter, says John Gilham, Group Technical Director at Green Building RenewablesThe sun may seem like a distant memory but it’s never too late in the year to consider harnessing solar energy for your home and most installations can easily be done in a day with minimum disruption.

Why invest in solar now? In September 2022, the government announced the Energy Price Guarantee scheme in response to the continued rise in the price of energy. Initially, this guaranteed that a typical household would pay an average of £2,500 a year for their energy bills through to 2024.

However, on October 17, 2022, the government announced that the Energy Price Guarantee scheme would only run until March 31,2023. So, from April 1 2023, we will enter uncharted territory concerning energy costs. It is clear prices are not going to return to what they were.

A small install on a new-build for Mr KI in Stonebridge (NW10)

A small install on a new-build for Mr KI in Stonebridge (NW10)

This means that if you are thinking about alternative energy sources and wondering when you will get your return on your solar panel investment. The simple answer is “a lot sooner than previously”.

It is worth noting that while energy prices rise, there are also inflationary pressures on products, goods, and services. So, the ideal time to invest in solar panel installation is as soon as possible.

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