19 May '12, 10am

Met Office installs solar to power climate change research

The Met Office is set to flick the switch on a giant solar rooftop scheme designed to offset the vast amount of energy it requires for supercomputers to research climate change. SunGift Solar yesterday confirmed it has won a £400,000 contract to install a 250kW solar array at the Met Office's Exeter headquarters, which is expected to be completed next month. FURTHER READING Davey: Solar feed-in tariff start date may be 'tweaked' Deja vu all over again as cloudy outlook dogs corporate solar market Gareth Walton, business development manager of Exeter-based SunGift, told BusinessGreen that the Met Office was keen to complete the project before the government introduced the next round of cuts to feed-in tariffs, which had been expected on July 1 but could now be delayed . He added that the Met Office was likely to use all the energy generated by the new array on site, given t...

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