Case Studies

Gloucestershire solar tracking system outperforms all predictions

Gloucestershire solar tracking system outperforms all predictions

2 Apr 2013, 16:55

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.

National Trust commits to a solar future

2 Apr 2013, 15:30

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.

Lovania Nurseries grows greener with 50kWp solar array

Lovania Nurseries grows greener with 50kWp solar array

21 Feb 2013, 10:59

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.

Solar Windows turn to PV in order to drive down costs

Solar Windows turn to PV in order to drive down costs

18 Feb 2013, 15:45

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.

Solar companies donate PV system to Willen Hospice

Solar companies donate PV system to Willen Hospice

15 Jan 2013, 17:03

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.