Planning Permission Granted for Huge Solar Farm – The Size of 132 Football Pitches – in Swindon

Planning permission has been granted for a new solar farm to be built in Swindon, South West England.

Corner Copse solar project will be built in Stanton Fitzwarren, a village Northeast of Swindon and will span 95 hectares – that’s the equivalent of 132 football pitches.

The farm will provide enough power to supply around 15,000 homes, which amounts to 17.5% of all households in the borough – it is also expected to reduce Swindon’s carbon dioxide emissions by around 25,000 tonnes every year.

Councillor Keith Williams, Cabinet Member for Climate Change, said: It’s fantastic news that we are going to see this solar farm built in Swindon. This is evidence of our commitment to protecting the environment and playing a role in tackling climate change at a local level.

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