Enviromena secures authorization for Welsh solar farm

Nov 21, 2022 11:58 AM ET
  • The 9MW project marks the business's initial project in Wales
Enviromena secures authorization for Welsh solar farm
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Clean energy remedies company Enviromena has safeguarded unanimous authorization from planners for a 30-acre solar farm near Aberdare, South Wales.

The 9MW project was presented by Enviromena in collaboration with RE Projects Growth and will certainly be built over four fields accommodating between 16 as well as 23 rows of south-facing solar panels.

The site will certainly maintain all existing hedges as well as vegetation, and also continued farming, with the lowest edge of the panels elevated in the air to allow sheep to continue grazing at the location.

The Bryngolwg site will certainly can offering power to over 2,500 homes as well as will offset around 3,700 tonnes of carbon emissions per annum when operational.

Bryngolwg is Enviromena's first project in the principality, but the clean power business is currently constructing various other large sites throughout England, consisting of a 24.2 MW Horsey Degrees project in Somerset and a 17.9 MW project in Kiln Fields, Hampshire-- the latter also received unanimous authorization from Hart District Councillors back in July.

Councillors on the Cynon Valley Council intending committee voted 8-0 in favour of the application at Bryngolwg Farm on Rhigos Road in Hirwan, Rhonnda Cynon Taf.

Enviromena's European Sales Director Lee Adamssaid: "This is our 2nd site to get unanimous planning authorization in four months as well as our company believe that neighborhood planners are responding to the urgent demand for renewable energy to tackle increasing electrical energy bills together with the requirement to meet the UK Federal government's new targets to double existing renewable generation capacity by 2030.



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