Burnley College

Burnley College Solar Panel Installation

Education | Burnley, Lancashire | 100KW Solar Panel System

Now Generating 60,000 kWh A Year At Less Than 2p Per kWh

With the education sector facing increasingly tight budgets, Burnley College decided to take action by making savings in any area they could.

The college were also passionate about environmental and ethical practices. So when they came across Low Carbon Energy, they knew they’d found the perfect solution to their needs for a solar panel electricity solution.

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Project Overview

After discussing targets, emissions and finances with Burnley College, the team at Low Carbon Energy were able to develop a solar panel solution that gave the college everything they needed.

Low Carbon Energy installed a 150 KW system in July 2013, comprising of 600 solar panels. The new 150 KW system will make the college major savings on CO2 and energy – reducing their expenses and giving them piece of mind that they are doing something helpful for the environment.

Awards & Accreditations

  • Solar Energy UK Member
  • Burnley Business Awards 2022
  • Burnley Bondholder
  • East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
  • Chamber Low Carbon
  • BIBAs Finalist
  • Burnley Business Awards 2019
  • RRA15 Winner
  • Winner Small Business of the year 2015
  • Burnley FC in the Community
  • Chas Accredited Contractor
  • MCS Approved Installer
  • Renewable Energy Consumer Code