2nd Billericay have installed Solar Panels on the roof of their HQ to generate all the electricity they need to run their hall and create an income at the same time.

After running a small solar panel and battery to provide electric lights at camp for several years, a couple of leaders from the Billericay Scout Group started to discuss the possibility of placing larger solar panels on the roof of the Scout headquarters.

After making initial calculations and research they put the proposal to the Group Executive in November 2009 and when it was agreed for further investigation into the installation could be made, the group released up to