UK: Supermarket roofs host 6.9 MW20. March 2012 | Markets & Trends, Applications & Installations | By: Jonathan Gifford
British supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has installed 6.9 megawatts (MW) across its stores in the south of England. Renewable Resources completed the installations and heralded their completion at the Ecobuild trade show, which opened its doors today in London.
The 6.9 MW comprised of 115 x 50 to 150 kilowatt (kW) systems. No alterations to the buildings were required to facilitate the photovoltaic installations.
Renewable Resources said, in a statement announcing the project’s completion, that the tight time frame required to meet feed in tariff (FIT) deadlines was a major challenge. "Our committed team of expert engineers and strong partnerships with key roofing membrane and solar PV panel suppliers allowed us to install a typical 50 kW system in less than three days – just half of the market average time," said Chief Executive Paul Gribben.
At Ecobuild 2012, Renewable Resources will be discussing developments in the commercial roof market with its partner Sika, which is a roofing membrane manufacturer.
Keep your finger firmly on the photovoltaic pulse: sign up for our daily newsletter
- 4215 views
- 4175 views
- 4057 views
- 3117 views
- 2623 views
Want to publish your press releases for free? Simply log in or register, enter the information you want to appear and we'll publish it for you!