Andrew Paulson


Name: Andrew Paulson
Location: Castlewellan
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 100,000.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 09/12/2013 - 31/08/2014


To install an 88kW roof mounted solar PV tem to reduce business running costs and its carbon footprint


Since 2002 Andrew Paulson has been a successful small business owner in Annsborough, Castlewellan. His business involves letting commercial space, including office space, storage space and warehousing, in a 3 storey Grade B Listed former Mill complex. Eager to be more environmentally conscious, and to defray business costs, Andrew looked into the possibilities presented by the various renewable energy generators out there. A feasibility study identified the potential to use a 50Kw Solar PV System that could be mounted on a roof.


Funding from DRAP enabled Andrew Paulson to purchase and install a photovoltaic system on his Mill complex. The electricity generator reduced business running costs, and any excess electricity is sold back to the grid.