24 Feb '14, 9pm

Large #SOLAR array helps factory go #GREEN

Based in Halesowen, West Midlands, the UK subsidiary of the world’s largest manufacturer of building adhesives, sealants and chemical products, Mapei, undertook a careful selection process before deciding to go for a large solar array. The move will reduce energy costs and add to the company's ongoing commitment to sustainability. Using Williams Renewables in partnership with Green Switch Solutions, passionate and experienced in Solar PV and renewable energy, work commenced on 3rd December 2013 with the installation of a 250kWp system. The installation will reduce CO2 emissions, contribute to ISO 14001 continual improvement and other sustainability criteria as well as generate enough power to contribute approximately 1/5th of Mapei UK’s total electricity consumption using the sun’s energy. Anything generated outside the working hours will be fed back into the grid. Lee Man...

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