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Reading Borough Council

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… building estate to date, including social housing, and Reading’s Civic Offices, which has the largest multi solar array system in Reading, with seven arrays mounted on the roof and a total of >500 solar panels. However, in order to supply the equivalent amount of energy to the electricity being used by the organisation, it must not only cover the electricity we use to power lighting and buildings…

… with in the decarbonisation section as electricity is used to run the heat pumps which rely on these sources. However, unless this electricity is from a renewable source this is not ‘pure’ renewable energy. Since the Feed in Tariff subsidy was introduced in 2010, the cost of solar panel installations has reduced to around a quarter of their original price. Whilst the subsidy has been discontinued for new connections…

…: OFFICIAL 4.3.2 Action plan Sector Action Tonnes p.a. of CO2 Timing Solar pv Solar array – Bennet Road depot 228kWp 34 2021 Solar farm Smallmead (location TBC) 119 2022 Investment in off-site generation – Reading Bus Depot 17 2021/2022 Install solar onto Council housing 1000 houses 332 2022/2023 Wind Investigate land holdings with Reading Community Energy Society…

…. Energy saving measures include insulation, LED lighting and controls, heating upgrades, electrification of heat and solar pv. Additional Salix funds have been invested in smaller building projects across the council estate, totalling 101 projects, and £1.4m investment. Renewable energy To date the Council has installed over 7,500 solar panels on 40+ council, community and school buildings…

…, and 457 houses. In 2018/19 the systems generated 1.6 MWh of electricity, the equivalent to powering over 400 houses with 100% of their electricity needs. The Civic Offices now hosts the Council’s largest solar panel system with 572 solar panels, generating an estimated 10% of the building’s electricity. Most recently, a roof mounted solar P.V. system was installed at 19 Bennet Road. This represents…

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