BENTLEY MOTORS ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION OF LARGEST EVER SOLAR-POWERED CAR PORT

DARREN WOOD | April 10, 2018

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Bentley Motors has announced that construction has started on the UK’s largest ever solar-powered carport at the company’s factory headquarters in Crewe, UK. The installation of 10,000 solar panels will take approximately six months to complete. Once completed, the carport which covers Bentley’s colleague car park will take Bentley’s energy system to 30,815 solar panels. This includes the 20,815-panel rooftop installation completed in 2013. Commenting on the installation, Peter Bosch, Bentley’s member of the board for manufacturing, said: “We continue to focus on new initiatives that reinforce our commitment to the environment, whether this is introducing alternative powertrain technologies in future models, or our award-winning work to reduce the environmental impact of our factory.

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