by RICHIEMACK on JULY 31, 2011 - 0 Comments in ENERGY
The BBC’s top-rated TV show Dragons’ Den gave a cautious thumbs-up to Solar in the first show of its new series. But the valuation they placed on the solar panel company in question was disappointing.
Chris Hopkins, owner of Ploughcroft Solar gave his sales speech to convince the panel as to the benefits ofsolar energy, and the financial rewards that can be reaped from the Government’s feed-in-tariff (Fit) scheme.Seeking £100,000 for a 10% equity share in his company, the entrepreneur received offers from all but one of the Dragons. But the eventual deal was so low as to be almost derisory. (See the pitch here) (more…)