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Land to the south of Wymondley Substation and south of Sperberry Hill

Application: 22/00709/FP

This application is for a proposed solar farm measuring 35.5 hectares with associated battery storage and ancillary infrastructure.

While CPRE Hertfordshire is fully committed to renewable energy generation and supports solar energy generation on buildings and previously developed land, we believe the industrial nature of this development will change the nature of the countryside in this area for a generation.

A key concern, moreover, is the cumulative impact of such installations on protected land in Hertfordshire, which amount to a major onslaught on the highly valued and dwindling resource of open countryside.

Please download our submittal at right, and read our full policy statement on solar energy installations in the countryside.

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