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Westmill Solar

Transferable Shares


Risk factors

All investment and commercial activities carry risk, and you should consider whether Westmill Solar Co-operative is a suitable investment for you in light of your personal circumstances.

Risks associated with your investment

  • This investment is not suitable for those who require a guaranteed income or ready access to capital.
  • Interest payments are not guaranteed.
  • It may not be possible to find a buyer for your shares should you wish to sell them
  • Descriptions of possible returns are illustrative only. There are variable and uncertain factors associated with any energy project.
  • If the Co-operative is unable to meet its debts and other liabilities, you could lose up to the whole amount held in Shares (but no more than that amount).
  • There are no tax benefits associated with the purhcase of these shares.

Risks associated with the business

  • Local weather conditions may affect the amounts of electricity generated.
  • There may be interruptions to the generation of electricity caused by unforecast maintenance works. 
  • There may be interruptions to the generation of electricity caused by mechanical/electrical failure.
  • The price of the electricity may go down as well as up. However, historical and current trends suggest that energy prices will continue to increase.

It is the Directors’ view that the likelihood of the scheme not being able to meet unforeseen costs has been largely mitigated by maintenance contracts and insurances.

This list is not necessarily comprehensive and you should read the Rules of the Cooperative to consider other risks which may impact upon your investment.

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