When you buy shares, the money is used to buy and install renewable energy and energy efficiency systems in the local area. We do this at no upfront cost to the customer in order to make renewable energy accessible to everyone. We typically work with schools, community centres, and local businesses.
Once the new technology is installed and operational, customers pay BHESCo back over a set lease period from the money they save on their annual energy bills. The renewable technology saves customers more on their energy bills than they pay for the lease. They pay back enough to cover the cost of the installation plus the 5% interest that goes to our shareholders who have used their savings to ethically invest in community energy.
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