JPCS celebrates first anniversary of 4.1MWp ground mounted solar pv farm

4.1MWp ground mounted solar pv farm in Derby (for British Gas)

National ground mounted solar pv expert JPCS is celebrating the first anniversary marking the completion of a landmark solar pv farm, a multi million pound project undertaken for British Gas New Energy at the Toyota factory in Derbyshire.

Covering 90,000m2 of land, and featuring 17,000 solar panels, the ground mounted solar pv farm was constructed using the innovative Groundscrew foundation. The foundations for the solar farm consisted of 6000 Groundscrews and 8.65km of FLEXIII Framing. At the time, it was one of the biggest solar farms in the UK manufacturing sector and the first large-scale solar array for the UK car industry.

JPCS’ innovative and exclusive Groundscrew was critical in achieving the tight deadlines