Malcolm Wicks, the Energy Minister, recently announced that there would be seven million solar thermal systems in the next ten or so years. It is a wonderful aspiration because in the long run it will save us money, stop us emitting as much carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases as we do and lower airborne pollution. The aspiration will, if fulfilled, improve our lives immeasurably but it needs people to turn dreams into reality.
The solar manufacturers will be able to keep up with demand. At Genersys we can ramp up production to fulfil a genuine large scale demand of 200 times our existing UK market.
But it will take much more than the panels and all the ancillary equipment that a solar system needs to get seven million systems on roofs throughout the United Kingdom; it will take the men and women who will be the installers. (more…)
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