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Planning secured for Cornish solar farm

April 29, 2013, Leave your thoughts

A farm in Truro has been given the go ahead to install 11MW worth of photovoltaic panels, following approval from Cornwall Council. The area allocated for the technology is currently used as grazing land for sheep and llamas, and will […]

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Solar meadow opens in Dalkeith

April 26, 2013, Leave your thoughts

Bright young minds at Edinburgh College has seen the opening of a brand new "solar meadow" at the Dalkeith campus. Some 2,500 panels now cover a five-acre site, with the development costing an estimated £1.2 million to develop. In addition […]

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Leeds solar farm plans submitted

April 25, 2013, Leave your thoughts

Planning permission is being sought for a brand new solar farm development on farmland in Leeds. An array of 32,000 solar panels have been proposed for Haigh Hall Farm near West Ardsley, with the Leeds City Council set to look […]

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Northern Ireland takes a shine to solar energy

April 24, 2013, Leave your thoughts

It has been announced that the rules on planning permission for the installation of solar panels are to be relaxed in Northern Ireland. Alex Attwood, environment minister in the Northern Ireland executive, has said that schools, businesses and farm buildings […]

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Forrest aims for green at Golden Gates

April 23, 2013, Leave your thoughts

Social housing residents are set to benefit from energy efficiency improvements in the north west, as the Golden Gates Housing Trust has called on Forrest to provide installation of sustainable energy solutions on a number of houses. In a project […]

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Youth centre adds solar panels to building

April 22, 2013, Leave your thoughts

A new array of solar panels has been installed on top of the The Showroom in Lincoln, in order to cut energy bills and teach young people about renewable energy, the Lincolnshire Echo reports. Some 200 roof-mounted panels now feature […]

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National Trust to go even greener

April 18, 2013, Leave your thoughts

A number of buildings owned and ran by the National Trust are in line for energy efficient changes. Over the past ten years, the trust has already invested in renewable technologies like solar electricity and water, as well as small-scale […]

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Massive Green Deal scheme for Leeds

April 17, 2013, Leave your thoughts

More than 12,000 homes in Leeds can benefit from a new scheme which will see 11 local authorities coming together to bring energy efficiency technology to a number of residents. It has been suggested that the Leeds City Region scheme […]

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Bentley Motors building set for solar system

April 16, 2013, Leave your thoughts

The rooftop of the Bentley Motors facility in Crewe is set to have an installation of 20,000 panels, the Crewe Guardian reports. Once completed, it will be the largest of this type of solar installation in the UK. The panels will […]