MINI plant bodyshop gets roof-mounted solar farm at Oxford
Mini plant at Oxford has turned to more than 11,500+ panels over an area of 5 football pitches to harness renewable energy to power itself. Spread over 20,000 square metres, the new bodyshop is now one of the biggest roof-mounted solar farms in UK.
This apart, Mini’s bodyshop boasts of 3,869 individually programmable LED lights, energy-saving “rest mode” for robots, water harvesting system to supply the toilets, and heat wheels to control recirculation and admission of fresh air. Plant Oxford has also signed the ‘Low Carbon Oxford Charter’ to reduce Oxford’s carbon footprint by 30% by 2020.
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