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10/09/2015

Appeal: Solar farm approved for Penryn, Cornwall

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Penryn, Cornwall

Second Solar Project Ltd is to develop a 9.82-hectare solar farm in Penryn after an initial refusal by Cornwall Council.

The solar farm and associated works were approved by inspector Neil Pope, who addressed concerns surrounding the effect on a nearby heritage site, and the cumulative impact of the development in tandem with two nearby solar farms. He found these effects to be minimal.

The farm will produce 5.81 MW, generating enough energy for roughly 1,203 homes.

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