Installing solar on agricultural buildings
There are several good reasons you should consider solar panels on your premises, investing in solar PV can make a significant cut to your energy costs, a 100kW system installed on a metal south facing roof can cost around £70,000 to install and could save around £10,000 a year in electricity costs, coupled with the governments feed in tariff payments you could get a payback on your investment within 5-6 years and an ROI of up to 20% index linked for the next 20 years.
Ground based solar farms
Leasing your land to solar farm developers can get you a return of up to £1,000/acre for a 20 year contract. The land can still be used for grazing sheep, get in touch with us if you’d like to discuss the viability