London council plans 15.5MW solar parks


screen-shot-2016-10-10-at-13-11-19Havering Borough Council is planning to build two solar parks with a combined capacity of 15.5MW. The proposed schemes would generate “significant” revenue, according to the council.

The council has published proposals for a 9.5MW solar park at Dagnam Park and a 6MW scheme at Gerpins Lane.

Dagnam Park, where up to 30 hectares has been earmarked for consideration, borders the M25. Gerpins Lane is a former landfill site, with eight hectares mooted to house the solar scheme.

The council’s energy strategy team seeks views on the proposals by 31 October. View the plans here.

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  1. What a curiously out of date headline. The London Borough of Havering has not been administratively part of Essex since 1965.


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