SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

January 07, 2011 02:45 ET

Permission Granted for U.K.'s First Commercial Solar Farm, an Industrial Info News Alert

GALWAY, IRELAND--(Marketwire - January 7, 2011) - Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland) -- The U.K.'s first commercial-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) plant could be up and running by April, following Cornwall Council's granting permission for the project. The plant will have a generating capacity of 1.8 megawatts (MW), enough to power about 800 homes, and is among the first of a new wave of solar projects expected to go ahead in the southwest region of the U.K. this year.

IIR's Renewable Energy Database provides extensive coverage on the wind energy, geothermal, hydroelectric, landfill gas-to-energy and utility-scale solar power plants throughout North America, and is now expanding coverage across the world.

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