St Austell Conference Centre: Now Solar-Powered
Sustainability and looking after the environment is high on our list of priorities. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that St Austell Conference Centre now generates a significant amount of it’s power needs through our own solar power array.
Installed by our parent company St Austell Printing Company, it’s one of the largest roof-based solar panel arrays in Cornwall which generates power for the printing factory, business park and our Conference Centre.
A total of 441 panels across two buildings at Carclaze will generate an impressive 130,000kWh per year – the equivalent of 40 domestic solar PV systems. It’s hoped that the 150kWp system will present a carbon-saving of at least 45 tonnes per year.
This is the latest in a long list of sustainability achievements for St Austell Conference Centre. We have an ‘Excellent’ BREEAM rating – the world’s leading sustainability assessment for buildings. By harvesting water and housing a grass topped roof we’re fusing efficiency, ecology and excellence to bring you a conference facility that stands out.
Our Conference Centre remains open for small essential business meetings, training or education purposes only. So, if your meeting or training session is essential and cannot be delayed or take place at home, we are here for you. We are still taking enquiries for...