Work has been completed to provide a primary school with a more energy efficient and cost friendly environment.

Denbighshire County Council’s Energy Team has finished work at Ysgol Y Faenol, Bodelwyddan to reduce carbon emissions at the school site.

The work is part of the Council’s priority to reduce its building estate carbon emissions and long-term energy costs..

Ysgol Y Faenol has 10.08kW solar arrays installed on the roof of the building to help harness energy from the sun to reduce reliance on the national grid and also costs.

The Council’s Energy team has also installed new LED lighting systems in the school which will support the reduction of energy used and carbon emissions.

Altogether the work has seen a saving of 3.3 tonnes of carbon as well as reducing energy costs for the school.

Robert Jones, Principal Energy Manager said: “We are really grateful to the staff at Ysgol Y Faenol for their support while we carried out the work on site. We know the school is very keen on doing as much as they can regarding climate change and this will help them lower their own emissions and save costs as well.”

Cllr Barry Mellor, Lead Member for Environment and Transport, said: “Supporting the reduction of carbon emissions from our own building estate is important work for us and I am grateful to our Energy Team for carrying this out and to the school for being so accommodating during the installation.”