“We found it easy to work with the Leading Edge team, benefitting from the fantastic customer service and support,” added Dan Goodman. “With green solutions at the heart of what we do, we look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Leading Edge.”
The LE-300 sits on a spindle at the top of the column benefitting from free-flowing air to maximise output. Over the last 12 years, the wind turbine has become renowned for its reliability and durability – precision engineered and manufactured in the UK with only two moving parts, little maintenance is required during the turbine’s long operating life.
The 95W of solar is cleverly sited vertically down the column shaft with more added to increase the power output if required. In this configuration, the unit captures the maximum available solar irradiation during winter days, when the sun is low in the sky.
Installations incorporating these hybrid solar/wind power generation systems can be found across the UK, Croatia and Australia with the marine grade LE-300 particularly suited to coastal locations such as sites in Southend on Sea in the UK.
Customers include local authorities such as Hillingdon Council and Surrey County Council, rail companies, maintenance contractors, construction firms, system integrators, facilities management, lighting consultants, architects and commercial organisations.