Cleve Hill Solar Park has dodged an attempt to get its development consent overturned by Swale Borough Council.
Following the approval of Cleve Hill Solar Park, Solar Power Portal takes a look at what the next steps are for the project, any technology concerns and whether this will be the first of many Nationally Significant solar infrastructure projects.
Cleve Hill Solar Park, set to be the largest in the UK, has been granted development consent by the energy secretary.
The planning inspectorate has submitted its recommendations for the controversial Cleve Hill Solar Park, which is set to be Britain’s biggest solar farm.
Hive Energy and Wirsol’s bid to build a 350MW solar farm on the Kent coast has entered a second phase of consultation, with the duo now expecting final approval in 2020.
Wirsol Energy has taken a step closer to its 150MWp subsidy-free development plans after picking up the project rights to 47MWp of solar across two large-scale projects in Lincolnshire.
Hive Energy has confirmed it is the developer behind ambitious plans for a huge solar farm on the north Kent coast which could have a final generation capacity in excess of 350MW.
Renewables investor Low Carbon has bolstered its portfolio of solar assets it has under management by taking on a new tranche of assets from Wirsol.