31 Mar '16, 11am

Lightsource agrees largest UK airport PPA solar project

Lightsource will hard-wire a 4.84MWp (Megawatts peak) off-site solar farm into the Belfast International Airport private network - providing 27% of the airport’s annual electricity demand. The entire project is being funded, installed and operated by Lightsource . Belfast International Airport will buy the clean electricity produced by the solar farm via a private wire which connects the installation directly to the user without connecting to the national grid. By hard-wiring the solar farm directly into the airport, Lightsource will provide the airport with a source of renewable electricity, reduced energy costs and give a boost to their green credentials - with a saving of 2,345 tonnes of carbon emission each year. Through its PPA offering, Lightsource is able to finance and develop utility-scale solar and energy storage solutions using land near to site - connecting the...

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