Posted: 25 March, 2014. Written by Mark
Steven Douglas Newman, the director of PV Solar Direct Ltd, a company that went into Voluntary Liquidation on 29 November 2012 owing creditors and shareholders £282,997, of which consumers at least £186,602, has been disqualified as a director for 9 years following an investigation by the Insolvency Service. The company offered a bogus cash back scheme to customers purchasing solar panels.
Stephen Rievaulx-Wilson, the director of Solar Energy Savings Ltd, a company that was wound up by the Court in the Public Interest on 26 July 2012 owing creditors and shareholders £13,833,694, has been disqualified as a director for 13 years following an investigation by the Insolvency Service. This company also ’duped customers into purchasing solar panels by offering a bogus cash back scheme’.
You can find more details here: http://insolvency.presscentre.com/Press-Releases/No-silver-lining-for-banned-director-responsible-for-solar-panel-scam-69a6a.aspx
Neither company was ever a member of the Renewable Energy Consumer Code.