engineering careers  London’s Queen Elizabeth II reservoir to hold world’s largest floating solar power plant
engineering careers  London’s Queen Elizabeth II reservoir to hold world’s largest floating solar power plant

A £6 million floating solar array is to open in London this month, and is expected to generate 5.8 million kilowatt hours a year.

The floating solar array was built for Thames Water, and its 23,000 photovoltaic panels are planned to generate one third of the company’s power needs by 2020. “Becoming a more sustainable business is integral to our long term strategy and this innovative new project brings us one step closer to achieving our goal,” said Thames Water energy manager Angus Berry.

 

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