WRc Sunshine Rig

A small enclosed space which allows the impact of sunlight on instruments to be investigated. Uses two light blubs 1 visible and 1 IR to simulate sunlight.

Type of Facility

Comments: A variety of instruments can be tested with the rig and it can be adapted to a variety of test conditions. This is limited by the size of the room.



Type of Technologies that can be tested


Availability For Use By Others

  • WRc can quote to carry out testing on behalf of users or suppliers, or can hire the rig to clients for their own tests or demonstrations with technical support as required.
  • Cost Of Use By Others: Depends on type of testing and level of technical support required.
  • Willingness To Partner: Yes.
  • Mobile Pilot Plants: No.

Services and Capacity

Status of the Facility

  • The facility is fully operational.

Access to Facility

  • Available to others.

Additional Assets

Contact details

Address: WRc plc, Frankland Road, Blagrove, Swindon, Wiltshire SN5 8YF

Website: http://www.wrcplc.co.uk/

Regulatory issues / constraints


  • Private Company.
  • Funding Partners: No.
Sponsored by: Scottish HydroNation