On the strength of the initial performance of the Winterpick array, in mid-June Steve got in contact again to discuss a further installation at Firsland Park Estate, another of his holdings. The park was in the middle of an expansion programme but even with that to contend with NWT were able to quickly identify suitable space for a further 90 kilowatt-peak array, consisting of 360 individual modules.
With the National Planning Policy Framework firmly in favour of sustainable development there is no requirement for planning applications to install PV on commercial property. Once the correct lease documentation was in place they were able to begin construction rapidly and start generating electricity on site within a month
|Expected generation (2013)||79,200kWh|
|Energy used on-site||55%|