Portsmouth International Port install solar panels

PORTSMOUTH International Port have helped lower the city's carbon footprint by adding a new solar system on the roof.

Friday, 2nd September 2016, 6:00 am

Some 192 photovoltaic panels have been installed to harness solar energy, and are among the latest and most efficient on the market.

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The system is designed to offset the demand for electricity in the terminal building and the project completed by solar specialists Ecosphere Renewable

Funded and project-managed by Portsmouth City Council, the solar panels can produce 50KWp of electricity, and can help reduce the terminal’s electricity bills by up to £600 a year.

The system could help reduce the carbon footprint of the passenger terminal by 20 tonnes of CO2.