A council reiterates its opposition to a giant solar farm project at a Planning Inspectorate hearing.
But the decision on the nationally-significant scheme will rest with the government.
A council votes against plans for a large solar farm, but the government is getting the final say.
Plans for waste depot solar farm progress
The plans say around 15,000 homes could be powered by the proposed solar farm.
An artificial leaf floats on the River Cam near King’s College Chapel, courtesy UofCambridge Monday, August 15, 2022 Researchers here have developed floating ‘artificial leaves’ that generate clean fuels from sunlight and water, and could eventually operate on a large scale at sea. The team designed ultra-thin, flexible devices, which take their inspiration from photosynthesis…
Solar farm capable of generating power for 14,200 homes approved for South Cambridgeshire countryside
Stargoose Solar Energy Farm will generate 50MW.
Protesters believe the planned solar farm is too big and in the wrong location.
Energy firm Sunnica wants to build the project which would span 1,130 hectares (2,792 acres).
‘Fire risk’ from huge battery compounds at Sunnica’s proposed 2,800-acre solar farm alarms villagers
Sunnica’s project director addressed a public meeting on the plans.