Spirit has installed solar PV on several higher education campuses. Our most innovative clients are now spearheading the drive into battery storage.
Spirit has installed solar PV on many higher education buildings, including Goldsmith’s (University of London), the new Cubric Building at Cardiff University, Wolfson College (Oxford University), Warwick University, and Burnley College. Our largest educational installation to date (and the largest of its kind in the country) was the 634kWp installed for Sparsholt College in Winchester which was commissioned in February 2016.
Key technologies for the higher education sector include solar PV and electric vehicle charge points, and LED lighting retro-fits which can cut electricity bills by 50-70%. Where solar has already been installed, we can assist with servicing and maintenance.
Battery storage is being considered by a number of universities, interested both in research and in the income generation/ cost avoidance potential of the technology, as well as its ability to provide a cleaner back-up alternative to diesel.
Our in-house expertise includes accounting and structured finance. We work in partnership with energy efficiency financiers, offering lease finance, Power Purchase Agreements, funded battery storage and Salix Finance.
Using finance, we can help you to transform your energy use with no, or very little, upfront cost.
Our services include:
Call us on 0118 951 4490 for assistance, whether for a specific installation project, or for a wider review of energy management and efficiency.