The solar farm supplies green, reweable solar electricity to the utility company via a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), satisfying around 20% of the plant’s energy needs, as part of Thames Water’s ambitious bid to self-generate a third of its own energy by 2020.
Lightsource Rewenable Energy successfully completed and connected Europe’s largest floating solar farm
The installation sits on the surface of the Queen Elizabeth the Second reservoir just outside of London, and is connected dierectly into Thames Water’s privaten network.
6.3 MW installation(appx.)
23000 Panels on the reservoir
1800 Homes enpowered