Oldham mill transformed into solar station

AN Oldham fashion wholesaler has spent £400,000 converting the roof of its former cotton mill headquarters into a solar power station.

Baum Trading said the 610 solar PV panels it has installed will generate enough power to produce 123MWh of electricity a year.

This will not only provide enough power for the 200,000 sq ft building and its businesses, but also provide spare capacity to sell back to the National Grid.

The mill is owned by Nandas Varsani and David Weidenbaum, who wanted to utilise th... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...