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Solar farm approved for Itchen Valley Country Park

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Published on the Meridian News website on 16th March 2014

A £1.2m solar farm at a Hampshire country park has been given the go-ahead.

Councillors from Eastleigh Borough Council unanimously approved the proposals that will see 3,600 solar panels installed at Lower Russell’s Field, Itchen Valley Country Park.

This will […]

Solar farm plans for West End unveiled

Published on the BBC News website on Thursday 29th October 2013

Plans for a seven-acre (three-hectare) solar farm have been unveiled.

The scheme at Lower Russell’s Farm at Allington Lane, West End, near Southampton, is expected to consist of about 3,800 solar panels.

Eastleigh Borough Council, which is behind the plans, said it […]

Southampton council may refuse to be biomass station customer

Helius said its application will reflect views from a public consultation

Published on the BBC News website on the 18th September 2013

 

A much-delayed plan to build a £300m biomass power station in Southampton is facing a fresh hurdle.

Helius Energy is yet to make an application for the wood-fired plant, […]