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Partnership with Powell & Co


Alt-Group is delighted to be working in partnership with Powell & Co Construction Ltd, based in Herefordshire.

Powell & Co are one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of commercial poultry housing and agricultural buildings.  Established in 1998, the family-run business is dedicated to designing and building the best solutions for modern poultry production. Father and son team, Don and Jason Powell deal with businesses of all sizes in a variety of locations and across a range of sectors. Operating from Kingsland near Leominster, Herefordshire, their team of over 70 employees provide the complete solution from initial design and planning right through to bird delivery.

Alt-Group will be working in partnership with the team at Powell & Co to provide advice, supply and install Solar PV for their clients poultry and agricultural buildings.

Solar PV is a proven technology and an excellent solution for poultry and agricultural buildings, with many additional benefits. Easy to install, Solar PV connects to the sites electrical system and converts all the energy generated to be utilised on-site. In turn, any excess power can be fed back into the National Grid, providing an additional income stream.

In terms of the financials, based on a roof-mounted 50kW PV solar panel system fitted on a free-range poultry house the total project cost* is £35,000.  The estimated net benefit is £161,722.97, achieving a payback of approximately 6 years.  *Figures based on 45,000kWh generation and using 80% on-site

Our team offer extensive experience in the field of renewable energy installation and keep pace with technological advancements, the latest methods of installation and maintenance. We are the experts providing advice on the best ways in which you can financially benefit from renewables.

Whether it’s 1,200m2 or 8,000m2, the partnership means we can supply and install roof-mounted Solar PV systems and handle every aspect of the installation.  The experienced teams at both businesses will support each step required which includes:

  • Initial Meeting
  • Site Survey
  • District Network Operator Application
  • System Proposal/ Quotation and Design
  • Technical Survey
  • Installation
  • System Handover
  • Maintenance

Commenting on his partnership, Phil Mole, Director of Alt-Group says, “We are delighted to have formed a partnership between Powell & Co and Alt-Group which will bring together a wealth of construction experience alongside our team.  Offering a renewable energy solution for poultry and agricultural buildings provides farmers with the opportunity to reduce electricity costs, with payback approximately 6 years.”

Jason Powell, Director at Powell & Co adds, “The partnership with Alt-Group enables us to further extend and maximise our network of suppliers to support the construction of poultry and agricultural buildings.  Our customers now have a renewable option to consider as part of their project supported by an experienced team to guide them through each step required for the installation of solar pv.”

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