Black Solarpanels on the roof of Leeds Mencap building

Leeds Mencap

Green Building Renewables, recognised as the UK's fastest-growing renewables expert, embarked on a commendable endeavour by installing more than 70 solar panels at Leeds Mencap. This project is a testament to their unwavering commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility. Through the utilisation of solar energy, Green Building Renewables not only aids Leeds Mencap in addressing escalating energy costs but also takes significant strides toward enhancing the eco-friendliness of the institution's facilities. This collaborative effort exemplifies the profound positive impact that forward-thinking businesses like Green Building Renewables can have on local communities and organisations dedicated to fostering a greener and more sustainable future. Leeds Mencap, a devoted charity organisation based in Leeds, United Kingdom, plays a pivotal role in empowering and supporting individuals with learning disabilities and their families. Their comprehensive range of services, encompassing advocacy, education, and employment support, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those with learning disabilities. By nurturing an inclusive and supportive community, Leeds Mencap actively champions the rights and well-being of individuals with learning disabilities, ensuring they are afforded the opportunities and support required for a fulfilling life.

Key Facts and Predictions

• 38.88 kW (72 x 540 W Panels) on ballasted console pods
• Annual generation of 31,636 kWh
• Solar consumption of 91%
• Grid independence of 27%
• Annual CO2 savings of 8 tons
• Lifetime bill savings of £360,000
• Payback of less than 4 years

    • Mencap
    • August 01, 2023