Octavia Housing installs solar electricity system

Posted on November 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Octavia Housing and Care has launched the biggest single photovoltaic (PV) system of any housing association in the UK at the Octavia headquarters on Kensal Road in west London. The installation reinforces the group’s ongoing commitment to environmental improvement, with the generation of clean on-site electricity set to dramatically cut the organisation’s CO2 emissions by almost 20 tonnes each year.

The 40.32 kWp PV array is expected to produce 33 megawatt hours of clean electricity each year, over this time saving about 15 tonnes of coal from

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