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Eden project photovoltaic system

Objective

The objectives of the project are:
- Provoke public interest in a highly visible application of photovoltaics
- Demonstrate large scale grid-connect PV to 1,000,000+ visitors per year at Eden
- Achieve a low installed system cost using novel tensioned cable support structure
- Provide high visual impact within the Eden setting
- Contribute to sustainability by increasing renewable energy and reduced emissions
- Encourage building of other similar large PV array structures on brownfield sites
- Provide base load power for the biome electrical and life-support systems
- Support development of international reputation for Eden
- Integrate PV technology within the bio- and ecological life sciences at Eden
- Educate and inform a diverse public audience through media attention and ICT
- Promote political support for PV through high profile of the Eden project

Call for proposal

Fifth Energie C
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Coordinator

BP SOLAR LTD
Address
Chertsey Road - Po Box 191
Sunbury On Thames
United Kingdom

Participants (3)

FABRIEK VAN PLAATWERKEN VAN DAM BV
Netherlands
Address
Ringdijk 542 - Po Box 3003
Ridderkerk
SMA REGELSYSTEME GMBH
Germany
Address
Hannoversche Strasse 1-5
Niestetal
THE EDEN TRUST
United Kingdom
Address
Watering Lane Nursery, Pentewan
St Austell, Cornwall