Beware of solar con artists - South Burnett Times

By Danielle Lowe

SOUTH Burnett residents are being warned to be on their toes and be wary of telemarketers offering deals on solar installations.

Go Green Generation owners Greg and Kelly Taffe said they were aware of people in the area being conned by telemarketers.

"The telemarketers call up and con people into buying their products," Mr Taffe said.

"They then send scouts out in the area to doorknock.

"We've seen a lot of quotes from people which have extras missing which are then demanded by the installer when they turn up, often asking for cash."

Mr Taffe said extras often missed included switchboard upgrades to have a solar meter fitted as well as a tilt, or tile brackets are required.

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