Solar Farm Land Required
Are you a land owner in the South of England?
We are looking for land that has the following requirements in order to build Solar Farms in the U.K and to start moving towards a greener Britain.
Basic Site Specification for Solar PV, UK
Size 5 – 40 hectares
Tenure: Freehold or long-term (25years minimum) leasehold
Orientation: Level ground or south facing angled, south of Birmingham
Electrical connection: Close proximity to any line to export the electricity generated is good. A 33kV line, or above would be preferable for larger sites
Shading: Avoid sites surrounded by shading from trees, buildings, terrain
Neighboring properties: No specific requirements, but large energy consumers who would directly purchase electricity generated may help economics.
Planning: No specific requirements, but avoid areas where adverse visual impact will lead to objections
Access: Vehicular access required for construction and O&M
Suggested sites: Brownfield development sites, former airfields, public sector landholdings, private landowners, former mining areas, industrial land, etc
If you believe you have a site we may be interested in please contact email@example.com