Aldi Solar Panels

This is our first commercial sector installation in West Oxford and the first solar panel installation on an Aldi store in the UK.

Aldi Solar Panel Opening

It was switched on by Councillor Bob Price in May 2010, watched by Richard Williams, Aldi Property Manager, and Barbara Hammond, Chair of WOCoRe.

Type of installation
Solar pv panels
Size of installation
52 kWp
Date of installation
May 2010
Projected annual electricity generation (kWh)
44,200
Projected annual carbon savings (tonnes)
25.09
Cost of installation (ex VAT)
£158,756
Approximate annual income
£16,000

PV: Photovoltaics – an array of cells that contain a device to convert solar radiation into direct current electricity
kWp: Kilowatt-peak units. PV panel’s peak power at maximum solar radiation under Standard Test Conditions.