The estate identified land on the former airfield at Egmere to situate a 21MW solar park. The park is set over 100 acres and is well screened to limit visual impact. The area will allow the estate to graze the area throughout the park’s operational lifetime.
- 84,552 solar photovoltaic panels.
- The estimated annual yield is enough to power 6,191 average homes.
- 8,786 tonnes of CO2 saved annually.
In addition, the estate has installed five independent roof and ground mounted solar PV installations which help to reduce the estate’s reliance on fossil fuels. These greatly reduce the operating costs for the businesses where these are located.