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Enerpower are delighted to have secured €1 million contract with Lidl for the installation of Solar Panels on a further 10 stores in Ireland over the next 12 months. Last year Enerpower worked with Lidl on installing Ireland’s largest roof top solar array at their National distribution centre in Newbridge, Co. Kildare.
Owen Power, Managing Director of Enerpower said: “We are delighted to be working with Lidl again to grow and enhance their solar energy capabilities, reducing their carbon footprint, generating significant cost savings and contributing positively to Ireland’s sustainability agenda.”
Enerpower are industry leaders with the installation and maintenance of solar PV, biomass boilers and wind turbines and have worked with some of Ireland’s largest and most recognisable brand names such as Flahavans, Ardkeen Quality Food Store, Tesco, Kepak, Charles River and Combilift, Enerpower believe that by using focussing on renewable energy resources businesses will save money on heating and energy and reduce its impact on the environment daily.
At present, Lidl’s PV solar panel array across 22 stores and their Newbridge Co. Kildare distribution centre generates enough energy to power more than 950 Irish homes each year. Lidl Ireland will now be the largest rooftop solar array owner in the country and will have more than 3,300,000 kwh provided by solar energy by the end of the year.
Alan Barry, Director of Property and Central Services for Lidl Ireland, said: “We are committed to moving towards and incorporating a more sustainable store concept into all future expansion and refurbishment projects. With every store and location that we convert to solar energy, we are significantly reducing our carbon footprint and making significant savings on our energy costs. These savings will be passed on in the value that we provide to our customers.”
As a turnkey provider, Enerpower has strong track record of building long-term relationships with clients, understanding their structures, objectives and needs and providing expertise and a consistent quality of services, confidence and trust. Enerpower are committed to making renewable energy more accessible and affordable for all businesses to achieve and believe that by working together we can deliver a more accessible clean energy model that promotes a healthier more sustainable community and business every day.
Dr. John Carty, Enerpower’s Director of Projects says “ we are delighted to be working with lidl to reduce their carbon footprint. Solar energy has become one of the cheapest sources of electricity generation and Lidl are setting an example for businesses in this country, demonstrating that they can reduce their carbon emissions while also making significant savings on energy costs and future carbon taxes.”
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