Lightsource and Octopus Complete UK’s Largest Roof-Top Solar Installation

25 July 2011 (Last Updated July 25th, 2011 18:30)

Lightsource Renewable Energy and Octopus Investments have completed the installation of a 1.35MW solar project on the roof-top of Promens warehouse in Beccles, Suffolk, UK. The roof-top installation was developed by Lightsource, built by Grupotec and funded by Octopus. The com

Lightsource Renewable Energy and Octopus Investments have completed the installation of a 1.35MW solar project on the roof-top of Promens warehouse in Beccles, Suffolk, UK.

The roof-top installation was developed by Lightsource, built by Grupotec and funded by Octopus.

The company said this is the largest roof-top project in the UK and consists of 7,000 solar panels.

The installation has been completed ahead of the 1 August 2011 deadline, making it eligible to receive the government's current feed-in tariff for larger sites of 50KW or more capacity.