Renewables boss in charge of industry standards
Last updated at 08:53, Thursday, 14 February 2013
The founder and technical director of Penrith-based Sundog Energy has been appointed chairman of an influential national industry committee.
Martin Cotterell will chair British Standards Institution (BSI) committee GEL/82, which sets standards for photovoltaic (PV) energy systems.
He said: “I am delighted to take the reins for a while.
“The appointment is the culmination of years of commitment and involvement with GEL/82 and other industry committees in my quest to advance the use of solar PV as a technology.
“Chairing a community of experts from various backgrounds will undoubtedly be challenging and rewarding.”
Sundog Energy, established more than 16 years, is based at North Lakes Business Park, Penrith.
The business designs and installs renewable energy systems for homes and businesses.
It supplied solar PV systems for London’s King’s Cross Station, the Olympic Park and Bradford Cathedral.
Richard Taylor at BSI, said: “Martin has been a valued contributor for some time and we are delighted to welcome him as chairman.”
First published at 08:43, Thursday, 14 February 2013
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk
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