Solar farms, factors to consider in determining planning applications
Are solar farms in the countryside a good or a bad idea? CPRE Hertfordshire, in collaboration with our colleagues at CPRE Essex, is pleased to be providing advice and support to a network of community groups and parish councils in eastern Hertfordshire and western Essex.
Together we are engaged in a campaign against the development of large areas of agricultural land into industrial scale solar farms. This campaign booklet explains the issues. ‘The problem with solar farms’ has been distributed to stakeholders and is available to download here.
For further information, please also see our CPRE Hertfordshire policy statement on ground mounted solar installations.