UK’s Centrica acquires London City Hall solar installer


British Gas is to enter the photovoltaics market in the UK after its owner, Centrica PLC said it had acquired Solar Technologies Group Limited, an installer of PV and BIPV systems in the country, including the BIPV solar system for the London City Hall, designed by Fosters and using E-Ton Solar Tech’s crystalline PV modules.

“This acquisition is an important step in British Gas putting in place a range of renewable and low carbon energy technologies for our residential, business and public sector customers,” commented Gearoid Lane, Managing Director of British Gas New Energy These technologies will become increasingly important as the UK implements policies to meet its stretching renewable energy and carbon emissions targets. And with British Gas’s energy experts supporting millions of Britain’s homes and business, we are uniquely positioned to deliver.”

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Solar Technologies was acquired for £2.8 million by Centrica.

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