New plans for solar farm in Great Totham unveiled

Maldon and Burnham Standard: New plans for solar farm are unveiled New plans for solar farm are unveiled

Villagers will get a chance to see revised plans for a controversial solar farm.

Lightsource Renewable Energy has scaled back its plans for 43,769 photovoltaic panels on fields south of Beckingham Road, Great Totham.

Maldon District Council had refused planning permission in December.

The company’s new plans are for 39,760 panels, capable of powering 3,197 homes.

The number of buildings housing equipment have been cut from 39 to 13 and CCTV cameras have been removed completely.”

A community information evening will be held on Friday, February 28 at Great Totham Village Hall in Maldon Road from 5.30pm to 8pm.

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5:43pm Thu 20 Feb 14

Jack222 says...

Excellent idea. We need these. And it provides jobs.

I bet the NIMBYs will complain again! Plant some trees if it spoils your view!!
Excellent idea. We need these. And it provides jobs. I bet the NIMBYs will complain again! Plant some trees if it spoils your view!! Jack222

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