Ramsgate windfarm operator London Array to appear on BBC documentary Inside the Factory

London Array appears on Inside the Factory (Image London Array)

London Array windfarm operator, based at Ramsgate, will feature in a BBC documentary tonight (August 8).

The series Inside the Factory is to tell the story of the red double-decker bus and everything that enables it to carry millions of passengers a day – which includes renewable energy provided by organisations such as London Array.

As part of the documentary, presenter Cherry Healey takes a boat trip to the offshore wind farm to learn how the turbines transform wind into electricity that can power more than half a million homes, and any number of other things, such as electric cars and buses.

Bob Smith, General Manager at London Array, said: “By demonstrating the part a wind farm can play in powering an electric bus, this documentary should help people to understand how renewable energy – which can be a distant idea when it relates to something 20km offshore – fits into everyday life.

“It was a pleasure for us to meet the Inside the Factory team and we hope people enjoy watching the documentary as much as we enjoyed helping to make it.”

Inside the Factory: Buses will be broadcast on BBC2 at 9pm tonight.

It will also be available to watch on iPlayer: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001b0qc

6 Comments

  1. I shall never understand why when we generate our own energy are we paying such high costs, also why a biomass business burns so many trees daily is this efficient?, things have got so complicated regarding green energy I not sure where this country is going

    • You cant buy green energy anyway !!

      If I change to a 100% green company, I pay alot more for it but it’s still the same gas source as before ;(

  2. Problem is We still use gas to generate some of our electricity And thats where the higher costs are generated from !
    Ofcourse wind and sun hasnt got more expensive .

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