The organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are backing a Scottish-based project that will have fans walking on sunshine. The international team, led from Glasgow Caledonian University, is creating pavements that gather energy from the sun. In a laboratory in Glasgow sits evidence that one Scottish-based team has already qualified for Qatar 2022.
BBC 11th May 2018 read more »
Costing £7m to build, the farm will provide energy for Dunore Water Treatment Works in South Antrim, one of Northern Ireland’s largest treatment plants. The plant provides water to the greater Belfast and Antrim area. The solar panels are expected to reduce NI Water’s carbon footprint by 2,000 tonnes and it is estimated it will save over £500,000 in energy costs annually. Situated on a 33-acre site on the eastern shore of Lough Neagh, the project should also offer spare energy to the power grid.
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