Eden Renewables hugh solar farms planned for Forest Gate and Leigh Delamere are dividing communities
Daily Mail exclusive on residents objections to Lopes and Feanley-Whittingstall underhand tactics to devastate the landscape
Campaigners fear the Wiltshire countryside will be ruined by lack of cohesive strategy on solar farm planning
Link to the Gazette & Herald article on Protests, petitions and palpable fury are gathering force in the battle to prevent Chippenham sprawl and ‘the destruction of the countryside.’
A link to the Wiltshire Times article on everything you need to know related to the Forestgate Solar Farm
Facilities contain huge batteries storing electricity for the National Grid – a new form of crop for farmers scrambling to cash in on the 'green' energy revolution
New report from leading physicists says vast batteries amount to electrical bombs with force of many hundreds of tons of TNT.
18th April 2017 Firefighters from Melksham, Trowbridge, Calne and Bradford On Avon spent 3hrs attending the scene of a Solar Farm.
A link to CambridgeLive reporting on a fire at a large solar farm Near Huntingdon. Is the Battery technology as safe as we're told
A 271-acre site with 166,000 panels could be set up near a substation in Minety. But an action group is arguing that the environmental damage would outweigh its benefits.
Link to the 2015 news article for a 50-acre Solar Farm in Devon.
Note: Subsidies no longer apply and Solstice Renewables were dissolved in 2018 but an interesting story none the less
The global production of solar panels is using forced labour from China's Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province, an investigation has found.
Xinjiang produces about 45% of the world's supply of the key component, polysilicon, the research by the UK's Sheffield Hallam University says.
Newton Place Surgery Open Letter to The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP, Secretary of State for Business Energy and Society. Basically questions whether solar farms should be close to populated areas.
As pointed out by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory , in addition to direct emissions we must consider renewable technologies entire lifecycle including what happens end of Life
Photovoltaic panels are a boon for clean energy but are tricky to recycle. As the oldest ones expire, get ready for a solar e-waste glut.
New research from Princeton University and Bloomberg confirms that renewables require 300 - 400 times more land than natural gas and nuclear plants
A Fathers story on his idyllic countryside setting which would have been blighted by a 50-acre Solstice Solar Farm in the Hertfordshire village of Knebworth. Note: The planning application was eventually withdrawn.
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