The service core was previously covered in no less than 14 million one centimetre square, grey tesserae which were replaced by the 7,244 Sharp 80W modules.
This project demonstrates how solar power can be easily incorporated into any building refurbishment to provide an extremely cost effective alternative to conventional building materials.
Manufacturer: Sharp Manufacturing Company of UK
Date commissioned: 2005
Forecast kWh generation/year: 183,000.00
Technology: Solar PV
Panel area (m²): 3972.00
Installation Type: Wall cladding
Building integrated: Yes
System size (kWp) 391.00
Forecast CO2 saving/year(kg): 103,944.00