24 Jan '12, 9am

Cornwall Council pioneers community solar power push

Solar arrays have become an increasingly common sight for residents of Cornwall, after the council confirmed that installations have been completed at around 40 sites in the county as part of one of the largest council-led renewable energy projects in the UK. Solar installation firm Solarcentury confirmed today that prior to Christmas it completed 38 installations on private and council buildings, including schools, colleges, libraries and leisure centres. FURTHER READING Barker addresses uncertainty over solar feed-in tariffs with March cut-off date Glyndebourne raises curtain on new wind turbine The solar arrays range from just 3kWp of capacity to 50kWp and will deliver total capacity of 687kWp, equivalent to the power consumption of 600 houses. Significantly, the project is continuing despite the government's proposed cuts to incentives and will ultimately result in the...

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