23 May '16, 10am

Ecotricity secures planning permission to turn two wind farms into 'hybrid energy parks'

Ecotricity secures planning permission to turn two wind farms into 'hybrid energy parks'

Ecotricity has today announced it has gained planning permission to build two new solar farms at existing wind farm sites in Devon and Leicestershire, paving the way for some of the first ‘hybrid energy parks' in the UK. The approval for plans to add renewable energy capacity at the company's wind farms near Bulkworthy in Devon and Dalby in Leicestershire, follows recent planning permission for the company to add 5MW of solar capacity at its Fen Farm wind farm in Lincolnshire, which is expected to be the first 'hybrid energy park' in Britain . Related articles Ecotricity pumps up plans for latest Green Gas Mill Vattenfall to create hybrid renewables park with first UK solar project UK-Denmark Viking clean energy interconnector takes 'major step forward' Ecotricity to marry sun and wind in 'hybrid' clean energy parks The company said each of the three projects will feature ...

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