Case Study

Brookside Primary School

The project:

Brookside Primary School in Bicester will now be meeting almost 30% of their electricity needs from 147 solar panels installed on their roof. They are our 29th Solar School and join 28 other schools across the county who are benefitting from cheaper energy bills as they receive discounted green electricity produced by their solar arrays. These schools are leading the way in helping to cut our county’s carbon emissions and demonstrate their commitment to the environment.

Through the help and dedication of the staff and friends of the school the installation was completed before deadline too.

The panels will also help the school in their efforts to renew their Eco School status and we can’t wait to work more schools across Oxfordshire and together take action on climate change.

Thanks to Oxfordshire County Council for all their work in supporting the project.

Photos / map / Impact

  • Brookside
  • 40.2 kWp installed capacity
  • 147 solar panels
  • 34,806 annual generation (kWh)
  • 29% of the school's electricity demand met on-site
  • 313 tonnes of CO2 emissions to saved over the project life
  • ZERO cost to the school
  • £16k estimated savings for the school over the project lifetime
We are really pleased to have the solar panels at Brookside. It is a great way to reduce our carbon footprint and cut our energy costs. Hopefully, this will inspire our pupils to think about climate change and what they can do to help.

Nick Cornell, Head Teacher

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  • James Ochiltree Projects Executive Low Carbon Hub Team 500
    James Ochiltree
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