Northumberland Estates seeks preparation for 28MW solar

Nov 25, 2022 12:43 PM ET
  • Developer states the solar farm development in North Tyneside straightens with council's net zero plans
Northumberland Estates seeks preparation for 28MW solar
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Northumberland Estates has submitted plans for a 28MW solar project found in North Tyneside in north-east England.

The suggested solar farm lies in the north of the borough as well as accessed from the B1322 road to Seghill.

As part of the plans, existing hedgerows will be preserved and enhanced, while extensive new hedgerows and also tree belts would be grown to assist screen the solar PV panel selection from outside sights.

All areas determined for solar panels will be seeded with wildflower field grassland as well as be managed thoroughly to increase the biodiversity as well as ecological problems of the site.

Assessments have actually been undertaken to make certain that the site appropriates for solar farm development.

Barry Spall, Development Planner at Northumberland Estates claimed: "Our objective is to aid with the shift to a low carbon future through the development as well as monitoring of new renewable energy assets, which support the shipment of even more sustainable energy.

" The suggested plan for a solar farm in North Tyneside lines up with the council's passions to make North Tyneside carbon net zero by 2030 as well as will do so attaining biodiversity net gain and also ecological renovations.

" Confronted with boosted power costs it is prudent that the UK decreases its reliance on fossil fuels to ensure cleaner, cheaper energy resources, such as solar, are readily available to everybody."

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