With over half a million solar installations in the UK it is inevitable that some will, on occasion, experience technical problems. The vast majority of solar companies are adept at carrying out repairs and in many cases work will be covered by warranty or insurance policy. However, following the closure of a number of solar firms last year in the wake of the government’s controversial solar subsidy cuts, some customers have been left asking what happens if a solar panel experiences a fault and the original installer has gone out of business? That is the question the Solar Trade Association (STA) is seeking to answer with the launch of a new ‘Solar Repair Agreement’ designed to make it easier for installers to repair and maintain solar arrays that they did not originally install.
Business Green 5th Jan 2016 read more »