A poultry shed with solar thermal panels on the roof
It is four years since one of the UK’s largest commercial solar thermal hot water systems, a 192kWth array to supply heat for rearing game birds, was installed for JE Barker and Sons at Great Berwick Farm near Shrewsbury. Despite costing £110,000 to install, the system has almost paid for itself already through gas savings and Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) income. The 240ha mixed organic farm has recently installed a second solar thermal array to further improve its green credentials […]