Latest Solar panel installation – The Energy Centre at University of Chester’s Thornton Science Park

Energy Gain UK have recently completed a 4Kw south facing solar panel installation at the Energy Centre at the University of Chester’s Thornton Science Park. The Solar Edge installation is fully optimised and will form part of their ongoing research into solar energy technologies.

The Energy Centre at Thornton Science Park provides a flexible place where industry and academia come together to innovate, develop and demonstrate new intelligent energy technologies. The aim of the centre is to Promote growth and acceleration in the development and exploitation of technologies for the energy market, examples of technologies include:

New types of photovoltaic solar cells

Innovative electrical energy storage solutions

Developments in low power motor drives

New algorithms for load balancing on micro-grids

Non-electrical energy systems such as heat networks, thermal storage