Wadworth Brewery - Visitor Centre
With 200 panels installed, producing 44kWp, this solar PV installation has been generating about 38,755kWh of energy and saving more than 20 metric tons of carbon dioxide on an annual basis.
This solar PV installation has been generating power since 9th May 2013, but detailed monitoring was only put in place in from 4th June 2013. The total power generated from the start of service through to the 4th June is therefore shown as an adjustment to the total power generated for 2013 in the performance data discussed below.
The charts available below show the daily power that has been generated in kWh for individual months (new monthly tabs and years will be added as more data is collected). Please note that the 'last' month may not show all the days untill all the data has been collected, which may not be until several days into the 'new' month.
2018 year data[+]
2017 year data[+]
click here to see earlier years
The photo on the left shows the installation in August 2015 after it has been in service for more than 2 years.
As can be seen, there is a sizeable, south(ish) facing, roof area available.
The photo on the left shows the installation from over the road at street level, shortly after completion in May 2013.
View along the Visitor Centre roof towards the east showing the panels just after installlation.
We didn't use the crane
Photo of the pair of inverters that converts the low voltage DC current generated by the solar panels into standard 220/240V AC. The generation meter is shown at the top right of the photo.