Within the scope of the Municipal Energy Efficiency Plan, the Municipality of São Brás de Alportel has an intervention of photovoltaic solar installation underway in the Municipal Indoor Pools.
An investment of 26,000 euros which, according to the estimates made, will allow an annual saving of more than 5,000 euros, reducing the energy bill by 16%, with a payback period of 3.7 years.
The cost of installing this equipment was incorporated into the electricity supply contract for the municipality, in which the electricity supplier undertakes to implement energy efficiency measures in accordance with the municipality’s guidelines.
This investment is part of the Municipal Energy Efficiency Plan and consolidates the investments already made in this area by the municipality, such as the recent installations of condenser batteries in municipal equipment such as: Cineteatro São Brás, Campo Municipal de Futebol Sintético, the Municipal Pavilion and the Municipal Covered Swimming Pools.
A fundamental measure in energy sustainability, which had a total cost of 10,859.67 euros and which allowed an annual cost reduction in the order of 3,000 euros.
Investments made based on the premise that investing in energy efficiency means investing in cleaner energy, promoting environmental quality and ensuring everyone’s future.