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Standard Life Investments

  • Location: Manchester
  • Service: Energy Consultancy, Planning, Procurement and Project Management
  • Project Size: Commercial Scale Solar Installation to offset 80% of on-site Power usage
  • Contract cost: Confidential

Hermes Europe Ltd is the UK's largest home delivery courier network handling more than 160 million collections and deliveries each year. Hermes occupy a large U.K. warehouse and distribution network and are committed to continued improvement in cost efficiency as well as reducing their carbon footprint and have already made a significant impact on their current property portfolio with LED Lighting, Heating control and Solar P.V.

The Bolton Project is a 50kW installation and is delivering 80% of the onsite electrical demand and a year after installation is performing 5% better than initially estimated.

With solar P.V Panel prices reducing and utilising the Feed In Tariff the payback period is now delivering a pay back of approximately 6.5 years.