RES submits application for 50MW UK solar

Feb 24, 2022 04:11 PM ET
  • Project in Nottinghamshire has been fine-tuned through a number of design versions complying with public consultation
RES submits application for 50MW UK solar
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RES has submitted a planning application for a 50MW solar project in Nottinghamshire, England.

Kingston Solar Farm, a project with an installed capacity of 49.9 MW as well as located near East Leake in Nottinghamshire, has actually been refined via a number of design models based on comments obtained during the public examination procedure and also info gathered during in-depth site survey work.

The site, positioned on a southerly dealing with incline, was selected as a result of its excellent solar irradiation degrees in addition to the all-natural screening offered by existing timberland and hedgerows.

If consented, the project will include the creation of a brand-new path, including in the regional network of Public Rights of Way.

It would likewise sustain Rushcliffe Borough Council's objective to be carbon neutral by 2030.

At Kingston Solar Farm, a monitoring plan will be implemented throughout the building and construction as well as procedure to guarantee brand-new environments are produced that will provide food and sanctuary to wildlife.

This will certainly consist of the planting of brand-new woodland covering 3.2 acres, attaining an internet gain in biodiversity of 44%.

Claire Chamberlain, development project supervisor at RES, said: "With the ever-growing risk of climate change as well as the tragic impacts that it could have, it is important that we provide much more inexpensive renewable electricity as promptly as possible.

" Not only will Kingston aid tackle climate adjustment as well as support the UK's target of internet absolutely no by 2050, however it will likewise supply an approximated ₤ 164,000 in business prices every year to Rushcliffe Borough Council, supporting vital regional solutions."

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