Are solar panels a green herring?

Are solar panels a green herring?
According to a guide published by RICS, it will take over two centuries for electricity-generating solar panels installed on your roof to pay for themselves. So is money spent on photovoltaic panels money wasted?
Yes
No

You need to be logged in to make a comment. Don't have an account? Set one up right now in seconds!


Latest News

The Queen arrived at the Houses of Parliament at 11.30am. Image: Diliff/ CC BY-SA 2.5 Key members of the UK's green economy have welcomed the inclusion of the upcoming Environment Bill in the Queen's speech to Parliament today (14 October) - but continue to question the policy framework's loopholes.
According to the World Health Organization, nine in 10 citizens around the world breathe dirty air, with seven people dying prematurely due to health problems linked to air pollutionThe mayors of 35 cities, including London, Los Angeles and Milan, have signed a new declaration to tackle the dangers of air pollution and the climate crisis by pledging to improve air quality through measures that go above and beyond existing national commitments.
Pictured: The Beatrice Offshore Windfarm is the UK's second-largest. Image: SSERenewable energy sources provided more electricity to UK homes and businesses than fossil fuels for the first time since the Industrial Revolution over the last quarter, according to new research.
» Glasgow signs up primary school as its first flexible energy asset
» Bentley achieves carbon-neutral certification at solar-powered Crewe plant
» NHS vows to halve single-use plastic from catering
» Taking place next week: edie's webinar on electric vehicles
» Climate art awards and low-carbon council housing: The sustainability success stories of the week