The solar PV installation at Capital City Academy has been running since June 17 and they will be reaping the benefits of reduced electricity bills in the region of £15,000 p.a. There are still some details to be sorted out like a display system in reception to show solar data, etc. and an export power purchase agreement. After that we'll carry on with our next project or two. Possibilities are Preston Manor school Wembley, Gladstone Park school and Willesden sports centre. Ideally, we go…Continue
Added by Nick Hartley on July 13, 2022 at 9:48 — No Comments
If any of you reading this work at, have contacts or influence at these places, please get in touch with me:
Alperton, ARK Elvin, Capital City, JFS, Kilburn Park, Kingsbury, Leopold, Michaela, Preston Manor, Wembley primary, Wykeham (Schools) Wembley High Technology College
Chalkhill, Lonsdale, Wembley Health & Care, (Medical/Community centres)
Willesden Sports Centre
Now read on to find out why.....
Our first installation on Queens…Continue
Added by Nick Hartley on March 17, 2018 at 9:42 — No Comments
Following on from my last post (hopefully not the Last Post!), finally met with the decision makers at Preston Manor School, Wembley: Head, Chair of Governors, Business and Site managers. I presented our offer (Saving on electricity of around £2700 a year, no cost to school, 5% to investors) and got some awkward questions in return. What if a child were to climb on the solar roof and get injured? What if a hurricane were to blow a panel off and damage people or property? (answer: our…Continue
Added by Nick Hartley on February 11, 2016 at 13:01 — No Comments
Just wanted to let you all know that there is an Energy Coop functioning in Brent!
A group of us from TTKTK and Brent FOE started meeting about 18 months ago responding to FOE's campaign to get local schools to 'Run on Sun'. (i.e install Solar PV panels) We looked at the various ways of raising funds, ranging from local council money (no chance with the cut-backs) through donations (as e.g. organised by 10:10) to forming a Coop, which we have done. I attended a meeting…Continue
Added by Nick Hartley on January 21, 2016 at 12:46 — No Comments
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