Note: Since this article was written, Sunhive has launched a scheme to offer free solar power to home owners in Sussex.
So far there are 3 companies offering free solar panels in the UK. This is such a straight forward proposition for both home owners and investors, that we are sure to see a few more players appearing on the scene.
Essentially, home owners give investors the right to make returns of over 10% by “renting out” their roofs. Home owners “get paid” by receiving free electricity and investors get paid by receiving the feed-in-tariffs from energy suppliers.
If home owners have access to capital, then it is obvious that they should also consider being investors too.
The 3 companies that currently offer “free solar panels” include (Sunhive and):
These companies are currently being overwhelmed with the demand, and face the challenge of delivering on their promises within a reasonable time frame.