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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, which […]

Over 70 signatures gained as Final Demand stunt is performed in Eastleigh

Southampton and Eastleigh Friends of the Earth News

Eastleigh residents sent a clear message to Chris Huhne today by signing up to the Friends of the Earth campaign to rein in the big energy companies.

Over 70 signatures were added to a petition calling for a public enquiry into high energy bills as spoof […]