UK designer all ears on 500MW PV-plus-storage

Jan 12, 2022 01:33 PM ET
  • Low Carbon opens an initial appointment on the Gate Burton energy park in Lincolnshire
UK designer all ears on 500MW PV-plus-storage
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UK programmer Low Carbon has begun a first examination on early-stage proposals to construct an approximately 500MW solar-plus-storage scheme on land near Gate Burton in Lincolnshire, England.

The examination will certainly run from 11 January to 18 February.

Low Carbon is seeking views of regional communities as well as those from the wider area on its proposals for the scheme.

The firm is also welcoming tips for lasting regional projects and also initiatives it can support to straight benefit those communities closest to the proposed energy park.

Low Carbon development director Mike Rutgers claimed: "This is a significant landmark for the project. We have actually reached a factor in our growth process where we are able to share information of our early-stage proposals for Gate Burton Energy Park and begin a conversation with local communities to understand their thoughts on the scheme.

" We're eagerly anticipating using this appointment as a possibility to start building a discussion with the regional communities/stakeholders so they can share their views on our work thus far and also aid us to refine the project we take forward."

The degree of the land offered to deliver the Gate Burton Energy Park is consisted of within one site, located in the West Lindsay District near Gate Burton, Knaith Park and Willingham-by-Stow.

The electrical power that will be produced is expected to be imported and exported through a link into the current nationwide power transmission system at National Grid's Cottam substation in Nottinghamshire.

Rutgers included: "Low Carbon is committed to having a long lasting and also favorable impact on climate modification.

" Gate Burton Energy Park would make an important contribution by guaranteeing the supply of clean electrical power to UK customers when it is needed.

" It's as a result really crucial to us that as many individuals as feasible take part in this appointment.

" In delivering our vision for the project we want to ensure that communities living as well as operating in the location have a possibility to notify as well as affect the advancement of our proposals from an onset."

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