A regulatory body of the UK coal industry has named the latest contractor for a four-year renewable energy framework to offset the costs of its 75 mine water treatment sites. The Coal Authority, which manages £2.8bn in long-term mining legacy, has named HBS New Energies as a principal PV contractors to the framework. The announcement will be followed by the installation and management of solar PV arrays at pumping stations that clean the waters located in old mines. HBS New Energies was successful in a tender bid for identified sites and is now working on a 74kWp array at Chester South Moor, a 250kWp at Deerplay and a 60kWp at Old Meadows. HBS’s Commercial PV Division will oversee the design, supply, construction and operation of the ground and roof-mounted installations.
Edie 7th July 2017 read more »