As with many commercial solar installations the Clarks Village system needed to perform in terms of generation and also from a visual and environmental perspective. The 500 m2 80 kWp solar PV system installed at Clarks Village is expected to generate more than 70,000 kWh of electricity each year. This represents a substantial reduction to the running costs of the shopping outlet while reducing its annual carbon footprint by more than 37500 kg. Clarks Village is expected to receive combined benefits from the Feed-in Tariff and utility bill savings of more than £15,500 per year for the next 20 years, putting them in good stead for the next period in their history
“We highly value Solarsense as a very reliable and strong partner in the South West of England," said Jerry Stokes, CEO of Innotech Solar. "They sharply focus on quality, sustainability and customer needs while planning and building PV projects and this is perfectly in-line with our core values."
Since launching in 2009, Innotech Solar has developed an innovative process which optimizes solar cells improving both cell efficiency and reliability. Every solar cell used by Innotech Solar is analysed using high precision thermal imaging during the production process to ensure 100% hot spot free modules. As well as delivering reliable high performance, Innotech Solar’s optimization process reduces the wastage associated with traditional module manufacture, resulting in PV modules with significantly lower embodied carbon. Innotech Solar’s German and Swedish production facilities are also powered by 100% green energy and short shipping routes within Europe help to further reduce the manufacturer’s carbon footprint.