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Holway Park school, Taunton

Fact file

Sector Public sector
Completed May 2007
Output
3.2kWp
Installation time
3 days
Roof type Concrete tiles
Panel type
Kyocera polycrystalline
Holway Park school, Taunton

This is the first school in the UK to have a solar PV installation from LBCP II funding. An electronic display in reception shows energy generated and the carbon dioxide saved.

Display board, Holway Park school, TauntonBackground

This is the first school in the UK to have a solar PV installation using Phase 2 funding from the Low Carbon Building Programme (LCBP). We created a custom sign in reception with an electronic display showing the energy generated by the system and the carbon dioxide saved.

Objective

The objective was to provide education about solar power.

Funding

The installation has been funded by the Low Carbon Building Programme (LCBP) Phase 2, Somerset County Council and the school's own funds.