Bristol’s largest pV installation

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Location:

Bristol

Description

Design and installation of 1000 panels at the city’s Cabot Circus Shopping Centre 

Client

Hammerson plc,  real estate investment trust company

Panel model site-wide:

1000 x JA Solar 275 kW 

Inverter model:

9 x Huawei 

System size site-wide:

450 kW 

Yearly output site-wide:

250,000 kWh

Yearly CO2 savings site-wide:

207,000 kg 

Length of project

10 weeks

Hammerson plc needed to offset the Centres high consumption of electricity. They were looking for solar pV experts who were able to  handle a complex retrofit and who could work flexible hours around the Centres opening times in order to meet health and safety requirements. JTD were awarded the contract based upon their expertise and winning price. They carried out the plant room and electrical design, taking into account the existing building infrastructure for cable routes and containment. The main connection was carried out overnight and the system included smart monitoring to assist with O&M. This is the largest solar pV installation of its kind in the City enabling the Centre to significantly reduce its usage of electricity taken from the gird.  

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We will make contact to speak to you in the first instance so we can discuss your requirements and explain different options with indicative costs that might be right for you. Once you have chosen a system we would be pleased to carry out a free full survey and provide you with a clear specification and pricing. Our engineers currently cover Bristol, Bath and the South West of England.