Converting a disused airfield into a solar farm
This project was all about converting a disused airfield into a giant solar energy farm generating 32 Megawatts of power was installed on the site of a former RAF Coltishall base.
Working with the local council and key stake holders, RAF Coltishall has been converted by adding solar panel arrays onto the grass areas.
Costing £50M this funded project is now . . .
generating enough renewable energy to power 10,000 average UK homes
saving 13,760 tons of CO2 per year and generating a guaranteed income to Norfolk County Council for 25 years
From the point of the legal agreements being completed, the project went to completion and commercial operation in just 6 weeks.