HC Deb 24 July 1979 vol 971 c147W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what study he has made of the scheme involving the South London consortium energy group; if he will increase incentives in improvement grants to home owners when they install solar energy heating devices; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. John Moore

My Department is funding the monitoring of the Whateley Road solar heating scheme in Southwark, at a cost of £64,000. The Government's solar heating research and development

Voltage Underground cable cost per kilometre installed Overhead line cost per kilometre erected£
£ £
415/240 9,000 6,000
11,000 15,000 6,000
33,000 (single circuit) 80,000 11,000
33,000 (double circuit) 145,000 18,000
132,000 (double circuit) 500,000 50,000

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