Green measures to heal NHS Trust’s energy costs by £800k a year

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust also expects to reduce carbon emissions by more than 2,200 tonnes a year

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust hopes to reduce its energy costs by £800,000 a year following the installation of sustainable measures.

It is working with Centrica Business Solutions to install rooftop solar panels at Wonford and Heavitree Hospitals and Mardon Neuro-Rehabilitation Centre in Exeter and a 1.5MW combined heat and power (CHP) unit at Wonford Hospital.

LED lighting is also being installed at Wonford and Heavitree Hospitals, in addition to improving air conditioning systems while Mardon Neuro-Rehabilitation Centre will see savings through new energy efficient boilers.

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