Lancashire frozen food business installs solar panels and saves money on energy bills

27/09/2021 paulcannon

Pendle Frozen Foods is a family-run business supplying wholesale and frozen foods from their cold store in Lancashire. The company was founded in 1973 and specialises in fried chicken products.  

Pendle use energy-consuming freezers at their cold store. Faced with rising energy prices, they decided to take action and invest in renewable energy. With the help of Low Carbon Energy, they installed a 111 kW solar array on the roof of their factory. 

These solar panels have a total annual output of 88,800 kWh, more than enough to cover the energy requirements of their freezers.

Benefits of installing solar panels included:

  • reduced carbon emissions
  • lower energy bills
  • the potential for making money from feeding unused energy back into the national grid




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