Solar Car Port: Waltham Forest Council

  • Mar2
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Waltham Forest Council wanted to install solar car ports into their existing car park area to utilise the space for the installation of a solar P.V. system, without losing the number of car parking spaces available.

The Brief

To design, supply and install a solar car port system to deliver over 27kwp of installed capacity.

The Solution

• Installed Capacity 27kwp

• Sola-Ports installed to 17 existing parking spaces

• No reduction in car parking space

• Cantilever mono wing and dual wing systems installed

• 5 week fabrication and installation programme

• SolarTech managed entire installation

• System Grid Connected

• Option for integrated electric car chargers


The installation has delivered the following benefits;

• Environmental – Significant reduction in C02

• Car Park is now generating electricity

• Reduced Electricity Bills

• 25 year index linked income via Governments Feed-in tariff scheme

• U.K. Manufactured System

• Shading to cars

The system is available from a single car parking bay to multiple bay installations. SolarTech can carry out all structural calculations, manage the planning process and supply and install the entire system.

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