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The large print giveth, but the small print taketh away

Posted by Rich E2 on Tuesday, 22 May 2018, at 7:59 a.m.
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In response to 142151: That ROI sounds ghastly! Couldn't have been foreseen?, posted by Jeff N on Monday, 21 May 2018, at 12:33 p.m.

I'm sorry you got roped in to such a bad deal. I suppose the time pressure the salesman exerted due to HELCO's imminent plan change was a factor. Act in haste, repent in leisure, as they say.

With such a wild disparity between their suggested ROI, which was undoubtedly a deciding factor in your purchase, and your reality, and given the large expense, you might consider legal action against the vendor. What was "promised" (not legally) and what are you experiencing? There may be a case there.

If you could recover a large part of your investment, you could consider purchasing (not leasing) a current system. Batteries would be required, but you are still tied to the grid, in that the grid kicks in if your system isn't providing the power you need. Nothing is fed back into the grid.

If it were me in this sorry state, I'd see a lawyer or 2 just so see if you have a case. If not, I guess you're stuck.


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   Δ The large print giveth, but the small print taketh away
    Jeff N -- Tuesday, 22 May 2018, at 9:14 a.m.
   Δ An appologetic salesman is bad news!!
    Rich E2 -- Tuesday, 22 May 2018, at 10:03 a.m.
   Δ That letter could be useful
    Rich E2 -- Tuesday, 22 May 2018, at 10:07 a.m.

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