Gallery: British Cooperative Launches World’s Largest Community-Owned S...

 

The Westmill Solar Cooperative announced Nov. 1 the launch of the world’s largest community-owned solar project in the south of England near Oxford. The 5 MW 30-acre Westmill solar park consists of 20,260 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels and is designed to generate 4.8 GWhr per year, which the cooperative says is equivalent to a year’s electricity consumption for 1,500 homes and enough to prevent 2,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually. The park was built by an initial group of private investors with the intention of selling it to a community-owned cooperative.

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  1. Ruelito December 17, 2012 at 5:26 am

    Great tree + Great barrel = One preceft touch of holiday. Love it Melaine! (And the stain looks awesome!) Happy Sunday! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

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