PRESS RELEASE: Largest community-owned solar PV rooftop project in the UK goes up on Prodrive’s Banbury HQ
Oxford, 22/09/2016 ~ The last of 2446 solar PV panels went up today on a 636kW rooftop project at Prodrive’s massive HQ in Banbury Oxfordshire, making it the biggest community-owned rooftop solar PV installation in the UK.
The project is one of 13 rooftop solar PV projects completed over the summer by Oxford based social enterprise Low Carbon Hub on schools and businesses across Oxfordshire.
A different kind of energy – with benefits for Oxfordshire
Low Carbon Hub is funding the installation with a mix of loans and a community energy share offer, with returns for investors projected at a bank-beating 5%+, based on RPI + 3%.