We are delighted that phase 1 of our renewable energy installation at Marston Vale Country Park has been completed.
A 50 KW solar system has been installed on the roof of the visitor centre, to provide year-round electricity to the park.
Marston Vale Country Park is a millenium forest open to the public, owned by a charitable trust. They are naturally keen to generate as much of their own electricity, in an environmentally-friendly way, as possible. Any energy that is surplus to their requirements will be sold back to the grid.
Blue Energy funded the project and project managed the installation. The bespoke PV solar panel system was installed by J T Hawkes of Birmingham.
Also underway at Marston Vale is the installation of a wind turbine due for completion in Spring 2013. This will provide all the electricity for the forest centre, making it powered entirely by renewable energy.