First owner-occupier solar power station in UK gets greenlight

 First Owner-occupier Solar Power Station in UK Gets Greenlight

Somerset County Council has given the go ahead to the country’s first owner-occupier solar photovoltaic (PV) power station. 


Husband and wife team Nicholas and Lynne Gould are behind the 450 kilowatt (kW) solar scheme, which will be located on their private land in the village of Long Sutton in South Somerset. The micro generation power station is the first of its kind in Somerset and the second to get the greenlight in the UK.

Launched on the back of Government solar subsidy, the Feed-in Tariff (FiT), the array is expected to produce enough electricity to power up to 70 homes…………………..

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