As well as being important to the City Council and School sustainability & cost reduction objectives, this initiative provides pupils across the schools with individual lesson plans to help develop their understanding of the importance of being proactive in reducing carbon emissions and being more energy aware.
Brighton & Hove City Council own the school buildings and were actively involved throughout the process in ensuring consistency and standardisation of all documentation and consents as were required to be obtained across the Framework.
After detailed survey and due diligence, Zestec’s partner, Ecosphere Renewables designed and installed 5 solar PV systems totalling 130kWp using Trina solar modules and Solis inverters.
The criteria under which the Framework Agreement award was made including being able to demonstrate the following under a quality benchmarking approach:
- Delivering projects
- Successful model to finance projects
- Delivering social value
- Supporting school curricula and work on environmental education