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UK fruit producer uses green loan to fund sustainable development

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Over 3,600 solar panels have been installed.

Thanks to an abundance of vegetable plots and fruit orchards, Kent is known as the “Garden of England.”

A producer of berries and stone fruit in the southeastern county is attempting to further boost its green credentials with the installation of a 993 kilowatt solar array on the roof of its headquarters.

Berry Gardens, a co-operative owned by growers, hopes that the development of more than 3,600 solar panels across an area of 6,143 meters squared will help to cut its carbon footprint. The scheme has been funded by a “green loan” worth £780,000 ($960,667) from HSBC U.K.

“We estimate that the new Solar Array will provide enough energy to…



Source cnbc.com

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