05 Jul '12, 8am

And an update from Solarcentury on its fantastic Blackfriars Solar Bridge project

Work to turn London's Blackfriars station into the world's largest solar bridge has reached its halfway point. The 2,200th solar panel is set to be installed on top of the new 250-metre-long station roof today, almost exactly nine months after work began on the planned 6,000-square-metre array. FURTHER READING Yours for £886,000 - a Somerset solar park Solarcentury continues European push with new Dutch team Installers Solarcentury have battled some of the worst possible construction conditions, including the wettest three months on record, but are confident the remainder of the panels will be fitted and operational later this year. When complete the panels are expected to generate 900,000 kilowatt hours of electricity, providing up to half of the station's annual energy needs, while saving over 500 tonnes of CO2. Frans van den Heuvel, the newly appointed chief executive o...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2189311/blackfriars-...

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