Stormont Parliament Buildings

Northern Ireland’s Parliament Installs Photovoltaics

Stormont Parliament Buildings The capitol of Northern Ireland – the Stormont Parliament Buildings in Belfast – has installed solar panels that are designed to cut operational costs and create green energy.

Business Green says that more than 400 Calyxo panels – both super thin and standard – are being used. The deployment is customized for the cloudy and low light conditions typical in the country. The photovoltaics are providing 400 MWh of energy annually. That will save £9,000 (about $12,600) annually.

Solar energy is a challenge in a country with Northern Ireleand’s climate, but one that is being taken up. The Belfast Telegraph reports on Solmatix Renewables, a renewables company that provides solar and other renewable and energy-efficient  services. The company recently was acquired by the Harvey Group. The move, according to the story, will enable expansion into the UK and Irish markets.

The story says that Solmatix operates in the commercial, agricultural, domestic and “volume housing” sectors. It offers biomass boilers, solar photovoltaics, solar water heating, air-source heat pumps and EU-standard mounting systems, the story says.

Four Key Questions to Ask Before Your Next Energy Purchase
Sponsored By: EnerNOC, Inc.

10 Tactics of Successful Energy Managers
Sponsored By: EnergyCap, Inc.

Packaging LED & Advanced Rooftop Unit Control (ARC) Retrofits for Maximum Performance
Sponsored By: Transformative Wave

The EHS Guidebook: Selecting, Implementing, and Using EHS Software Solutions
Sponsored By: EtQ


Leave a Comment

User Name :
Password :
If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now