Combining photovoltaic panels and a living roof on the Main Press Centre

The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) installed a combined living roof and 84kWp array of photovoltaic panels (PVs) on the Main Press Centre (MPC) roof. The design and construction of the array was carried out in consultation with the roof designers and living roof experts to ensure that all of the habitat area, both exposed and below the PVs, was of good ecological value and the benefits of the living roof were not compromised. The roof provides 0.24 hectares of habitat area and the PVs should save over 30 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually.

20 Nov 2012
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