Product PowerParking
Technology CIGS lightweight PV
No of parking spaces 15
No of panels 70
Partner Base Structures
Year installed 2013

Clearbell Capital are a private real estate fund management and advisory business who specialise in UK property investment, development and asset management. They own Cambridge Research Park and wanted to design and deploy the world’s first parking solution using Solar Cloth. 

System performance

Peak power

14 kWp


12,308 kWh/year

CO2 emissions saved per year

5 tonnes

CO2 emissions saved over system lifetime

150 tonnes

The solution

To cover 15 parking spaces, we designed a gull wing solar carport using Solar Cloth. The modular system allowed the carport to be expanded to meet the full spectrum of customer requirements, in terms of height and depth as well as different wind forces and snow loads. It was ideal for optimising the centre aspects of the car parking area and with its elegant design, it allows for the maximum parking spaces with no spaces inhibited or restricted.

See more of our Cambridge Research Park installation in the image gallery below.

We love the product and are excited to be the first in the world, and of course I think it was well worthwhile to install such a striking car-parking structure. Sometimes it is not just about the financials but also about the beauty and simplicity of the idea and the belief in the commitment to green energy.

Dominic Moore
Asset Management Director, Clearbell Capital, Owners of Cambridge Research Park

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