Greenwich Millennium Village Restricted (GMVL) has chosen Switch2 Power to supply retrofit design and construct, operation and upkeep of its Greenwich Millennium Village warmth community – as a part of a 30-year ESCo partnership.
Positioned a brief strolling distance from the Millennium Dome, Greenwich Millennium Village Restricted (GMVL) is a three way partnership between Taylor Wimpey and Countryside Properties.
The present warmth community serves phases 1 and a pair of of the event and was initially constructed between 2000 and 2009. It gives heating and scorching water to over a thousand houses and makes use of a matrix of vitality centres, plant and gear that’s out-dated and now troublesome to take care of.
Switch2 has devised an progressive resolution to improve and substitute current vitality centres and different gear, whereas making certain uninterrupted warmth and scorching water provide to residents. This may remodel effectivity and cut back carbon emissions by 150 tonnes each year, equal to the carbon offset by a 178 acre forest in a single 12 months.
Throughout all levels of the retrofit challenge, Switch2’s on-site resident liaison officer might be readily available to assist prospects.
Switch2 will tackle duty for all elements of sustaining and working the warmth community – offering a dependable, environment friendly and inexpensive provide of low carbon warmth and scorching water to residents. This entails all warmth metering, together with good meters in houses – to handle correct and clear resident billing.
Switch2 will deploy its specialist ‘Decarbonise, Function and Preserve’ resolution, which incorporates Web of Issues (IoT) optimise know-how, to boost efficiency of the GMV warmth community.
The digital vitality administration platform makes use of distant connectivity and superior knowledge analytics to achieve full, real-time visibility of the whole community. This informs steady system enchancment and preventative upkeep.
Chris Genner, Undertaking Director for Greenwich Millennium Village Restricted, stated: “We’re dedicated to delivering inexperienced and inexpensive vitality to the residents at phases 1 & 2 and are happy to be working with Switch2 to understand our sustainability imaginative and prescient and ship the very best requirements of service to our residents and prospects.”
Simon Eddleston, Building Director Switch2 Power, stated: “We’re proud to accomplice with GMVL and can draw on our 35-years of designing, constructing and managing warmth networks – placing our prospects’ wants first to ship this prestigious ESCo challenge. We are going to make use of our superior digital applied sciences to optimise the design, operation and metering course of – serving to us to maximise efficiency, drastically cut back carbon emissions and ship glorious service to residents.”
Switch2 is an skilled full-service ESCo supplier – supplying specialist end-to-end supply of warmth community initiatives to many personal and social housing suppliers beneath absolutely funded vitality efficiency contracts. This entire in-house service consists of feasibility, design and development, commissioning, financing, long-term operation and upkeep, along with billing and buyer providers. The corporate serves 85,000 residents and 200 purchasers throughout 500 warmth schemes.