Funding

Flexible funding options to meet every school's needs

  We source funding Partly funded system School funds system
Investment required None 5-95% of total investment 100% of total investment
Requirements School provides roof and agrees to purchase electricity from the solar panels for 25 years School provides roof and agrees to purchase electricity from the solar panels for 25 years School pays for all development costs and any ongoing costs related to maintenance & insurance
System owned by Solar for Schools Community Benefit Society (CBS) Solar for Schools Community Benefit Society (CBS) The School
Savings & Income Electricity price locked to RPI means long term savings. Plus 50% profit share from CBS 50% profit share plus lower cost electricity resulting from financial contribution Receives subsidy income and can use electricity at no cost
Ongoing costs All costs covered by the CBS All costs covered by the CBS School pays for insurance, management, tax and repairs
After 25 years system either removed at no cost to school or donated to the school After 25 years system either removed at no cost to school or donated to the school School should budget to remove the system one day
Risk & effort required Low risk & low effort Lower risk & some effort Higher risk & effort
Total financial benefit 2-4 times the cost of the system 2-5 times the cost of the system 2-6 times the cost of the system

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