Environment

Environment

Coombeshead generates sufficient power to supply 2000 homes* saving c4,350 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year*–  helping to tackle climate change by making an important contribution to local and national carbon reduction targets.

 

We are committed to protecting and enhancing wildlife at our solar farms. At Coombeshead this includes maintaining bat boxes and tree, shrub and grassland management.

 

*Average household electricity consumption value taken from ofgem 2017 values for electricity usage. 

**CO2 Reductions (p.a.) in Tonnes: Using DECC’s carbon saving figure of 430g/kWh. Carbon reduction is calculated by multiplying the kWh generation per year by the number of grams of CO2 saved per kilowatt hour, divided by 1000000 to demonstrate tonnes and not grams of CO2.