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The installation of more than 4,000 solar panels on rooftops at the Port of Goole is now complete.

The £1 million project, ran by the Association of British Ports (ABP), began work in November 2018, and saw 4,341 panels installed across four rooftops.

At peak generation times, the 1.1MW system will enable the Port of Goole to run solely from clean energy, with any surplus exported to the national grid.

ABP Humber director, Simon Bird, said that the project was a huge milestone for the Port of Goole.

“This extensive project wouldn’t have been possible without the hard work of all of those involved in delivering this during inclement weather, to make sure we are ready to make the most of key generating periods,” Bird added.

The install was completed by Custom Solar, which won the tender for ABP’s three-year solar roll-out programme in 2017.

Custom Solar Director, Gary Sucharewycz said the company has delivered over 6MW across ABP's ports in the last 12 months.

“We are delighted to have delivered another successful project for ABP and our second across the Humber region,” he added.

Custom Solar’s work on the Port of Immingham won the 2018 Solar Power Portal award for the Commercial Rooftop Installation of the Year.