Why now is the right time to get a solar PV system

2018-10-03T15:33:17+00:00September 2018|

Now is a good time to install a solar PV system and start generating your own clean green solar energy to gain immediate savings on electricity bills before the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme ends in March. To encourage homes and businesses to invest in renewables the Government introduced the FiT Scheme in 2010. The Scheme [...]

Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) – How business can win from solar

2018-08-24T15:06:08+00:00June 2018|

For commercial property owners, the opportunities with solar PV are significant. In the short-term, to reduce energy costs, but over the longer term maximise returns by generating their own electricity. Traditionally, there were capital costs to deploying solar installations preventing many from taking advantage of the opportunities represented by their property. However, the interest of [...]

Delivering a knockout solar PPA installation: Avoiding common punch list issues

2018-03-22T14:54:01+00:00March 2018|

As Zestec’s funded solar PPA projects near completion our technical team prepare a punch list; a list of any issues that need to be resolved before handover. Whilst the majority of installers deliver top quality installations, over the years we have seen a whole range of standards. In this article we highlight the top 5 [...]

Commercial solar PV checklist – ensure you get the best advice on your investment

2018-03-14T12:51:57+00:00March 2018|

A growing opportunity for businesses The move to renewable energy is an irreversible journey; not only are fossil fuels a finite resource but the lobby for clean fuel is only going to get increasingly intense. Whilst it has moved on in the last few years, the government indicated in its 2014 Solar Strategy that there [...]

Is solar Buy-Back right for your business?

2018-03-02T09:17:02+00:00March 2018|

When an opportunity to grow your business comes along, you need ready capital to invest. Buy-Back allows you to unlock the value of your solar PV system by giving you a cash sum today in return for your future Feed-in Tariff payments. Let’s look more closely at how Buy-Back works. Unlocking the value of your [...]

CAPEX Vs PPA

2018-02-21T17:09:18+00:00February 2018|

Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) and why they are an attractive alternative to the capex option for solar PV systems. Options for funding the installation of a solar PV system have probably never been more varied for businesses around the UK. Monetising this roof-space asset is an attractive proposition for many. Not only with benefitting from [...]

New dawn for subsidy-free commercial solar

2018-02-06T10:49:49+00:00January 2018|

A company in southern England is ushering in a new dawn by changing the way solar energy is funded without government subsidies. Zestec Asset Management, based in Ferndown, Dorset, has developed a pioneering business model that is set to illuminate the solar energy sector. Staffed by a team with many years’ experience in the UK [...]

Zestec launches solar PV fund

2018-02-06T12:34:53+00:00January 2018|

A combination of the cost of traditional power supplies predicted to rise over the long term, a drop in solar photovoltaic (PV) costs and an increasing awareness and understanding of solar has opened the door to a subsidy free market, and renewed opportunities for clients to generate their own clean, green solar electricity. Through its [...]