Norgesgruppen( the Norway Group) has decided to install solar panels to the cost of 23 million kroner at a warehouse in Våler. The construction will be the largest in Norway.
The plant will be completed by the end of the year and will provide 25 percent of the energy needed for the daily operations of the building, the Norway Group said.
The Norway Group subsidiary Unil is responsible for carrying out the project. The initiative in collaboration with Storebrand Asset Management, which owns the building. The solar panels will be supplied by Fusen.
– We will be “dressing” the ceiling and walls with solar panels that will provide us with renewable energy. This is in line with the ambitious environmental initiatives of the Norway Group, Jarle Kjelingtveit in Unil says.
The solar panels will cover about 8,000 square meters.
The Norway group has previously built 2,500 square meters of solar cells at the ASKO warehouse in Vestby and 4,500 square meters at ASKO Agder. The plant in Vestby will later be expanded to 10,000 square meters.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today