Solar Together Suffolk will help you reduce your carbon emissions – final chance to register

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Last year, the Solar Together Suffolk scheme enabled 635 households to have their own solar panels installed at a reduced cost.

Solar Together Suffolk installationThere are only a few days left to register your interest for this year’s scheme and join those who are already reducing their carbon emissions and saving money on their energy bills.

You have until midnight on 21 October 2019 to register your details, but there is no obligation to buy at this stage.

The more people who register, the better the price that can be secured from one of the approved suppliers bidding for the installation contract. Last year customers saved around 20% on their installation, compared to the market price.

Mr Couldridge of Stowmarket, received one of the first installations under the scheme last year and said:

“I’ve been thinking of installing solar panels for some time but previously it just wasn’t financially viable. Previous quotes were unworkable – this scheme is far better, the offer from Solar Together Suffolk is a really strong one.

“I’m thinking of the economies of scale for my own family, I’m thinking of the future for my children, but also the bigger picture: if we all had solar panels it would really help the country.

“I’ve been very happy with both the online contact and phone calls with the project. When I’ve raised queries, they have responded very quickly and politely. I would recommend an installation to anyone that’s been thinking about it.”

Councillor Richard Rout, Suffolk County Council’s cabinet member for environment and public protection, said:

“The scheme proved really popular last year and we’re hoping to see more solar panel installations made possible by Solar Together Suffolk.”

“Since March 2019, Suffolk’s councils have been declaring climate emergencies. This means that we will be working with partners to make Suffolk carbon neutral by 2030.

“We want projects like this to inspire you to reduce your carbon emissions. With solar panels, it is estimated the average household will reduce its annual carbon emissions by nearly one tonne each year - the equivalent of driving 3,200 miles in an average petrol car.”

It is free to register with Solar Together Suffolk and there is no obligation to buy. You will then be contacted in mid-November with a quote and have until mid-December to decide if you’d like to go ahead with an installation of your new solar panels.

Solar Together Suffolk is supported by Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils, East Suffolk Council, Ipswich Borough Council, Suffolk County Council and West Suffolk Council.

Registration remains open to households until 22 October, simply visit www.solartogether.co.uk/suffolk