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South Coast Building Supplies (Poole)

Retail | Commercial

Poole | Dorset | South West England

At a glance

  • 67 kWp solar system
  • 162 Solar panels
  • Installed in October 2023  
  • Energy saving: 68,300 kWh/year
  • CO2 saving: 17 Tonnes / year


The Poole store of South Coast Building Supplies (SCBS) features a trapezoidal sheet roof with few obstructions. The store experiences high customer footfall, with peak energy demand occurring on weekdays between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm.


Energy Saving: The first-year annual production of the PV system is projected to be 68,300 kWh which will cover 67% of the annual energy demand of the property.  

Payback: Designing the optimsed PV system for maximum energy efficiency shortened the payback period to 3 years and 9 months.  

Project management: The project was managed by a dedicated project manager to ensure that no obstruction was caused to the day-to-day operations of the property and to the customers visiting the store.

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The business saw a saving of £1,700 in electricity costs at one branch in the first month the panels were installed, and now we're looking to fit panels in a third location.’’

Tim Payne

Managing Director

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