YOU COULD BE ELIGIBLE FOR FREE SOLAR PV FOR YOUR HOME
HEAT Devon are offering Devon residents grants for up to the full cost of installation of a Solar PV system for eligible homes with an EPC Rating of E or Below - subject to survey and viability.
WHAT IS SOLAR PV?
Solar PV offers a renewable energy solution for your home. Solar PV panels can be installed on your roof or mounted in your garden and use the Sun's energy to generate electricity. Click the video below to find out more.
HOW CAN I TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS GRANT?
Your are eligible for a grant if you are in receipt of an eligible benefit. If you are not in receipt of a benefit you may be eligible if your total household income is less than £31,000 gross per year.
Your home will need to have an EPC Rating of E or below and the works to be viable.
HOW IS MY LOCAL AUTHORITY INVOLVED?
If you are not in receipt of a benefit but meet the other criteria your local authority can provide us with a signed declaration, which enables us to offer you these grants.
HOW MUCH WILL I SAVE ON MY ENERGY BILLS?
The amount you save will depend on the size of your solar system and how much of the free electricity you use while it is being generated during the day.
Please remember, that with rising energy costs no actual savings may be seen on your energy bills - but the amount of energy used should be less if usage patterns have not changed.
IS MY HOME SUITABLE FOR SOLAR?
In order to install the solar system, you will need either a suitable pitched or flat roof where we can install the panels, or an area of garden where we can install them on a ground mount. Ideally the roof will be unshaded by trees and other buildings and facing south. We can install the solar where the roof faces in other directions, but the grant is reduced the further away from south it faces.
WILL I NEED PLANNING PERMISSION?
In most cases the works do not need planning, but you may need to apply for planning permission if your home is listed, in a conservation area or where you wish to have the system in your garden rather than on the roof.