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Power to the consumer! Sharp and Currys to bring solar technology to the high street for the first time

31 July 2006: Sharp Electronics, the world’s leading manufacturer of solar panels, has joined forces with Currys, the UK’s leading electrical retailer, to offer a range of solar energy solutions for the home for the first time on the high street. Customers opting for solar power can expect to reduce their electricity bill by up to 50% and could cut down their home’s carbon dioxide emissions by up to two tons per year. Solar panels will initially be on sale in three Currys stores, and information will also be available online. Panels come with a performance warranty of 25 years, and minimum maintenance is required by the customer.

Technological advances mean that the solar panels, designed and supplied by Sharp, are...

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