A year and a half after paying a $19,000 deposit for a solar energy package for his home on Nova Scotia’s eastern shore, 73-year-old Kit Hood hasn’t received a single solar panel from green energy company Werth Solar. He’s complained to the Better Business Bureau, and even took Werth Solar and owner Barry Pincock to small claims court, where an adjudicator found Hood had been given “a total runaround” by a company whose excuses were “bordering on fraud.” Hood isn’t the only unsatisfied customer. He’s one of several people interviewed by CBC who made payments to Werth Solar of as much as $20,000 in 2014 for solar panels that were never installed.
By: Elizabeth Chiu
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