Premier Inn owner Whitbread is to nearly double its solar capacity, installing rooftop PV on a further 70 of its hotels.

Whitbread has turned to Anesco to complete the installs which, the company said, would leave the hotel chain with more solar panels that any other in the UK.


James Pitcher, director of sustainability at Whitbread, said solar was a “fantastic proposition” for the company as a long-term investment.

“We have seen from our previous work with Anesco that the technology is a great fit for us and with this project, we are further demonstrating our commitment to sustainable, environmentally-aware working practices.”

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