Planning Success for Skegness Solar Park

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Castillium has successfully gained planning permission for a 6.5MW solar park on land at Coronation Farm, to the West of Skegness.  The £6.5m development will now be built in early 2015 and Castillium and our funding partners will manage this process through to commissioning. Construction of the 30 acre site should take 3 to 4 weeks and will be carried …

Castillium Commission the First QBotix System in Europe

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The first of a new generation of solar PV systems has been installed at the South West College campus in Enniskillen. The 48kW array has been installed to supply renewable power to the new CREST (Centre for Renewable Energy & Sustainable Technology) Passive Pavilion being built on the site. Click on title for more information.

The Castillium Team Continues to Grow

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Castillium are pleased to announce the appointment of Ronnie Guthrie who will be heading up our site identification team. Ronnie will be responsible for expanding our portfolio of sub 5MW sites to be built out in 2015 with a focus on the south of England.

Work Starts On First QBotix Installation in Europe

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Our installation team are currently on site at South West College, Enniskillen, working on the installation of the first QBotix Robotic Tracking System in Europe.

As part of the college’s development of their new Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development Castillium is providing a 45kW QBotix tracking solar PV system.

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Castillium Reaches Agreement to Source Solar Robotic Tracking Systems from Qbotix

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Castillium has reached agreement with Qbotix to source Robotic Tracking Systems (RTS) in the UK.

Qbotix Inc., a closely held supplier of robotic systems for solar farms, agreed to supply equipment for 45 megawatts of U.K. power plants under development by Castillium Ltd.

The first Castillium projects using Qbotix systems will begin construction in mid-2014

Castillium Achieves 200MW Milestone

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September saw Castillium achieved a significant milestone as it achieved project opportunities totaling more than 200MW signed up in its development pipeline.

Cumbria Renewables Projects Hit £8m

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Commercial renewable energy projects in Cumbria are now generating a staggering £8.86m worth of electricity a year – enough to power more than 44,000 homes, according to new figures. Research shows that on top of the large renewable projects developed by the ‘Big Six’ power companies, there are now 39 commercial-scale independent projects operating in Cumbria. Such projects typically require …

UK Public Wants Energy System Change

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The British public would like to see marked changes to the way energy is supplied, used and governed. This is according to a new report from the Understanding Risk research group at Cardiff University which was launched this month at the Royal Society of London.The report revealed overwhelming support for a move away from fossil fuel reliance. Professor Nick Pidgeon, …