29 Jan '15, 6am

More Than 125,000 UK Homes Installed Solar PV Last Year

I’ve been off the grid for over 25 years. I doubt many people will go off grid if they have reasonable access and their electricity prices are exorbitant as they are in Australia and Hawaii. If you go offgrid with solar you’ll need storage. The least expensive storage I’ve found is about 15 cents/kWh. I use a very small amount of electricity compared to the average house and my batteries cost me about $40 per month. And if you live in a place that has multiple days in a row with no sunshine you’ll need backup generation. Most likely a gas generator which will have to be fueled. That is not cheap. Then there’s the inconvenience factor. If you go away during times when the sun might not shine (and don’t have an automatic start generator with a very large fuel source) you’ll have to shut down the house. Everything in the refer and freezer has to be eaten or taken to a new hom...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2015/01/29/125000-uk-homes-insta...

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