P3_7 A Solar Powered Leicester

Nathan Pilkington, Iain Clarke, Michael Perry, John Bettles


In this paper the feasibility of meeting the power consumption demands of Leicester using only solar panels fitted to the rooftops of houses was studied. It was found that every household in the city would need at least 47 of the highest efficiency solar panels commercially available today affixed to the rooftops, which would not be practical.

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