Isles of Scilly to pilot integrated renewables project

The UK’s Scilly Isles are to host a smart energy project that aims to meet 40% of their power demand from renewable sources.
By Staff reporter 16 March 2017 0 25079

The UK’s Scilly Isles are to host a smart energy project that aims to meet 40% of their power demand from renewable sources, to cut electricity bills by 40% by 2025 and for 40% of the islands’ vehicles to run on electricity.

As part of the project, two 50 kW ‘solar gardens’ will be built and 100 homes will be provided with rooftop photovoltaic panels. Ten of these houses will also receive smart energy systems, such as smart batteries and air source heat pumps.

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