11 Aug '17, 10am

KW32 | Landsec unveils UK’s largest shopping centre solar panel system - SolarServer https://t.co/X0573hD2xz

Landsec, the UK’s largest listed commercial property company, has unveiled the installation of the biggest solar photovoltaic (PV) system at a retail site in the UK. The installation, situated on the roof of the White Rose shopping centre in Leeds, will generate 680,000 kWh of power a year, enough electricity to power over 200 UK homes for 12 months. The PV will supply 39% of the daytime electricity used in the mall areas of the centre. In its first year, the system will reduce carbon emissions at White Rose by 250 tonnes; the equivalent of over half a million miles of passenger car emissions. It consists of 2,902 individual panels, each of which measures 1.6 m². The PV will maximise on-site renewable energy generation, reduce electricity consumption from the grid and deliver significant financial benefits to retailers based at White Rose. It forms a key part of the ongoin...

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