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New oil threat looms over England's national park land, campaigners warn

More than 71,000 hectares of protected countryside in the south-east face risk of drilling

Parts of the South Downs national park, above, in Weald, are at risk from oil and gas exploration, says Greenpeace. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo

 

Published on The Guardian website on 15th March 2018 Story by Adam Vaughan

 

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Green Alliance Solar Power statistics for Hampshire and West Sussex from 2015

Hampshire ranks ninth nationally at 308MW Solar is the primary source of renewable electricity for southern counties and biomass for heat. Winchester produces twice as much biomass as Portsmouth’s solar. Half of Scotland’s power comes from renewables.

Martin Heath, director of the Hampshire Renewable Energy Cooperative, said: “Hampshire is one of the country’s sunniest […]

Positive feedback on proposals for 50-acre solar farm

Published in the Portsmouth News on 25th November 2014

 

PLANS for a new solar farm have been given a cautious welcome.

Proposals for a site west of the B2177 between Bishop’s Waltham and Waltham Chase went on show to the public.

And a large majority of those who attended gave positive feedback on […]