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Selling Excess Renewable Electricity

Category: News April 8th, 2009 by mbc

On the grounds of affordability and cost effectiveness, I’ve discounted any foray into the world of microgeneration of electricity from renewables to date.

I don’t think I’m about to change that stance, but I think an interesting angle on this comes from the offer from ecotricity to buy surplus electricity from microgenerators.

ecotricity will buy excess electricity from microgenerators with Solar PV, small wind turbines, or small hydro power schemes under 10KW capacity.

Now I guess the 12p per kWh of electricity you generate isn’t going to make you into the JR Ewing of renewables, but it’s an interesting option. I’d be interested to work through the figures and wonder if it can be made to pay…

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