Case studies

Shaded Sports Hall Roof, Oxfordshire

Our client, the contractor R.J. Leighfield & Sons Ltd of Royal Wootton Bassett, was tendering for a new sports hall for Pinewood School and set the design enginners in R-ECO the challenge of maximising the output when the roof was at times partly shaded.

On The Map

Put your business on the electric vehicle (EV) charging point map.  Business, particularly those in the tourism and leisure industry, are always seeking new ways to get ahead of the competition and raise their profile.  A novel way is to install an EV charging point.  Call us for more information.

Cornwall's Largest PV Roof Installation

 

The Renewable Energy Co-operative installs Cornwalls's Largest OFGEM Registered Roof Mounted PV Installation on Prestigious Truro School.

The 1st August saw yet another government reduction in the FiTs (feed-in-tariffs)  and with this came a rush of projects in the months leading up to it. The Renewable Energy Co-operative (R-ECO) experienced an increase in sales over June and July and worked tirelessly to ensure all projects were completed before the deadline.

 

10 kW System Installed on Agricultural Building Qualifies for FiT!

This 10kW system was installed on an agricultural building housing a variety of farm animals including alpacas, goats and sheep.  R-ECO worked carefully around the fragile roof to install the system whilst considering the animals below and avoided making too much noise.

R-ECO install on their own Office

R-ECO have utilised office roof space at Mount Wellington Mine Eco Park by installting 10 Kilowatts of solar PV on a metal sheet roof to contribute to the sites green attributes. The Solar photovoltaic panels are part of a number of renewable energy technologies on the eco park site that supply on site businesses with everything from electricity to hot water. The PV system has been fitted with a wireless monitoring system which enables us to monitor the systems performance at all times from the internet and office; a feature which is available for any installation.

Exeter Forum

R-ECO installed a 15.5Kw roof mounted Solar PV system on a flat roof ballast  on top of business premises in the centre of Exeter.

One concern for the system was wind and weight loading issues, R-ECO worked with egineers to ensure full wind and weight loading calculations were carried out prior to installation.

Cornwall College

In February 2012 R-ECO was appointed to install 150KW of solar panels on several campuses throughout Cornwall.