The agricultural purchasing cooperative Woldmarsh Producers Ltd has invested in an 18kWp solar array for its office building in Louth.
Brighton NHS hospital has installed three solar arrays as part of the hospital’s recent refurbishment.
When Stroud District Council discovered that more than half of the electricity generated by its social housings’ solar installations was fed back into the grid, it began to explore ways in which it could help residents benefit from the unused electricity.
The industrial gearbox and motor solutions manufacturer STM Power Transmissions has committed to cutting its carbon footprint after its headquarters in Winsford was fitted with a 28.5kWp solar PV array.
Greenvale, one of the UK’s largest potato suppliers, has installed a 50kWp solar array at its site in Floods Ferry, Cambridgeshire.
Herefordshire-based renewable installer, Caplor Energy, has installed an 8.8kWp solar array on the roof of the Great Orme visitors’ centre in Llandudno, Wales.
Harrogate-based installer, Think Renewable Energy, has completed the installation of a 190kWp ground-mounted solar system at Fridlington Farms in Sutton-on-the-Forest.
The Log House Holidays site in the Cotswold Water Park in Gloucestershire has managed to remain almost completely independent of the grid in 2012 thanks to the impressive performance of the site’s solar array mounted on a dual-axis tracking system.
In 2012 the National Trust embarked on its largest solar power project to date and teamed up with Prescient Power, a renewable energy projects installer based in the East Midlands, in order to help the charity to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels.
Residents at The Rose Garden Extracare village in Hereford will share the benefit of a new solar array installed on the building’s roof.
Lovania Nurseries in Tarleton near Preston already harnesses the power of the sun to produce over 65 million bedding, alpine flowering and bulb plants each year but now the nursery can add generating clean electricity to the list thanks to the installation of a 50kWp solar array.
Welsh uPVC window manufacturer, Solar Windows, has significantly reduced its carbon footprint as well as operational costs after investing in a 110.4kWp solar array on top of its factory buildings.
Lightsource Renewable Energy has been granted planning permission to install a 0.96MW solar park at Palfreys Barton Farm, Devon after modifying proposals to take into account two active badger setts.
Cornwall-based solar installer, Celtic Renewable Energy, has moved into new premises which are entirely off-grid – with no mains electricity, water or gas.
Keele University has turned to solar power to help manage the university’s energy consumption, minimise utility costs and reduce carbon emissions.
A Milton Keynes hospice which cares for people whose illnesses are no longer responding to curative treatment, is benefitting from solar-generated electricity thanks to UK solar companies, Conergy UK, SMA Solar UK and FSG Energy.