Solar Panels and FIT Leases

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Course Overview

Increasing electricity bills have led many homeowners to consider alternative energy solutions; however the costs implications can prohibit many homeowners and Social Housing providers and from being able to afford to purchase and install solar panels on the roofs of their homes.

The government’s solution to this problem is Feed in Tariff (FIT) leases which offer support payments to encourage the generation of electricity from low-carbon sources.

Whether you are acting for a landlord or a tenant, several factors must be taken into consideration when deciding how to best advise your client. Experienced property practitioner and lecturer Richard Quenby will discuss the options available and will ensure that viewers are aware of, and know how to avoid, the pitfalls which this area of practice presents.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 1 hour recorded webinar
  • The course provides one CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:

    • Be familiar with the legal issues in relation to solar panels and FIT leases
    • Be aware of the practical considerations in respect of solar panels and FIT leases
    • Appreciate the need for the mortgagee’s consent
    • Understand and be able to explain the terms of the lease 
    • Be able to identify possible registration issues 

What is the target audience?

  • This course will be of interest to landlord and tenant practitioners of all levels including trainees, legal executives and paralegals

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About Instructor - Richard Quenby

Richard was called to the Bar in 1985. For the next thirteen years he practised at the Chancery Bar in Manchester, where he specialised in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work.

Richard now works as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is also the co-author of Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments, published by Bloomsbury Publishing.

Course Curriculum

recorded webinars

  • Webinar
    01:18:45

Documentation

  • Notes
    20 Page
  • Slides
    7 Page

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