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Is my roof suitable for photovoltaic?
Almost all roofs can be used for photovoltaic. We would be happy assess your roof space too.
Who pays in the event of damage?
As the owner of the photovoltaic installations, naturally we also take out the necessary insurance protections....
What makes solar facilities attractive?
Solar facilities proved long ago that they can be used to source energy for the long term and reliably...
What happens with my data and confidential information?
We take data protection very seriously at hep. All data is stored on protected servers. For more information...
How big does my roof need to be?
The roof area should be at least 1,500 m² and enable a power take-off of 100,000 kWh p.a.
What happens if the panels are covered with snow?
Solar modules convert sunlight into electricity. If your modules are covered with snow, they cannot produce...
Why should I invest in solar energy?
Like other renewable energy sources, solar energy similarly has many advantages for the environment and...
What costs are incurred for the roof system?
A package customized specifically for you is worked out – designed to give you fullest satisfaction.
How long can solar modules continue working?
Experience gained with solar modules, particularly crystalline modules, now indicate lifetimes of 25...
Do solar modules provide less energy than you use in producing them?
Depending on the module and where it is installed, solar modules already produce more energy than was...
How can long-term revenues be achieved?
Through power purchase agreements (PPA). In short, PPAs comprise a fixed contract between the energy...
How long does installation take?
The installation time depends on many different factors. It is not just the complexity of the terrain,...
Does hep have its own installation teams?
hep has employees with extensive experience in construction of solar projects. To be able to guarantee...
Do solar parks destroy habitats?
Any surface intervention changes the natural structure. But solar parks are protected spaces that cannot...
Are the investments regulated by law?
The hep Group is under BaFin supervision; the investment management company is responsible for ensuring...
Do solar cells harm the environment?
Solar cells are emission-free during their working life, and do not release any pollutants. Compared...
What do our funds invest in?
As an expert in solar energy, funds launched by hep invest exclusively in photovoltaic installations.
What dividend, at what level, can I expect?
The forecast dividend is dependent on the current portfolio. You can find information on this in the...
What is the difference between an AIF and a special AIF?
Whereas public AIFs are geared to private investors, the special AIF is targeted at a more restricted...
What is an AIF?
Alternative Investments are generally investments that are not based on conventional finance products...

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