planning permission

June 19, 2024
Getting planning permission for new UK solar developments can be a long process, made harder by various rounds of consultation.
June 4, 2024
Cumberland Council has granted planning permission for a 200MW/400MWh BESS project from developers Recurrent Energy and Windel Energy which, unless a new grid connection date is agreed, won’t start construction until 2029.
June 3, 2024
Maldon District Council has granted planning permission to British Solar Renewables (BSR) for a new solar project in Essex.
April 26, 2024
Exagen has been granted planning permission to build a battery storage facility within the Cheltenham and Gloucester Green Belt. 
December 16, 2022
Bluefield Renewable Developments has gained planning consent for four projects with a capacity of nearly 200MW.
November 11, 2022
The Scottish Government have released a new planning system, National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4), this week which shows how planners will be expected to treat solar developments across Scotland.
October 19, 2022
Scotland is set to reform its planning rules for solar energy to incentivise rooftop installations across the nation.
September 28, 2022
British Solar Renewables (BSR) has received planning consent for a 28MW solar project based in Hampshire.
September 2, 2022
In the second edition of our new series, Solar Power Portal talked to Solar Media’s head of market research Finlay Colville about land-use and solar power planning permission.
July 1, 2022
EDF Renewables has been given the green light to develop its 49.9MW Bloy’s Grove solar farm by South Norfolk District Council.

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