week ending 18 July 2014

Solar Farming Renewable energy project developer, Grupotec Renewables, has announced that it has secured a project pipeline of 200MW in the UK. The London-based developer says that the pipeline consists entirely of ground-mounted solar farms ranging in size from 5MW to 30MW. Grupotec has also revealed that there is a possibility of adding a further […]

week ending 11 July 2014

Solar Landfill LET there be light as Grimsby switches on to the country’s first solar park built in the heart of a town. The owners of the former Macaulay Lane landfill site have plugged into the idea of making it a solar energy park with 20,000 solar panels and the power to supply nearly 1,500 […]

week ending 4 July 2014

Community Energy Warwickshire In 2011-12 Community Energy Warwickshire installed solar panels on roofs at Stratford-upon-Avon and Warwick Hospitals. This unique collaboration between an NHS body and a community enterprise has generated over 140,000 units of electricity over the last two years, saving over 70 tonnes of carbon. Now we’re extending our solar-powered hospitals scheme with […]

week ending 27 June 2014

Southampton FC Lighting Southampton Football Club is at the forefront of the global energy saving trend with the announcement that it plans to install a complete LED floodlighting system in time for the kick-off of the 2014/2015 football season. The move will see the iconic St Mary’s stadium boast status as Europe’s first LED-lit stadium, […]

week ending 20 June 2014

Solar Butchers A 134-year-old family butchers business which produces three million sausages a year is harnessing the power of the sun to cut its energy bills down. Kittows has slashed its £1,000 a month electricity bill in half after having solar panels fitted to its farm buildings adjacent to its manufacturing unit at its 23-acre […]