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Solar energy is the most abundant form of energy on our planet (even in Britain!), and with advances in technology rapidly reducing the cost of solar panels, solar electricity is rapidly becoming one of the lowest cost sources of electricity available.

Once solar panels are installed in one of our solar farms, they generate free electricity with almost no noise or maintenance for decades, with minimum system life expectancies in excess of 25 years.

Solafields is a British developer, constructor, owner and operator of large scale solar farm projects in the UK.

Land Rental

Our vision is to develop solar farm projects which are suitably located, sensitively designed, and which provide excellent returns for landowners and investors. We enter into long term leases with landowners, for premium land rental prices for good sites. In many cases we will also be able to supply low cost electricity locally from our solar farms. We are looking for sites of 20-100 acres close to power lines.

Lidsey Farm public exhibition Monday 14th January

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Solafields is proposing to build a solar farm of up to 10MW at Lidsey Farm, near the village of Shripney and in the parish of Aldingbourne, West Sussex, located on low-grade agriculture land approximately 1km east of Lidsey Road/A29, with direct access from the A259 relief road. We would like to invite the local community […]

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Ingham North solar farm receives planning approval

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Solafields is delighted to announce that the Ingham North solar farm received planning permission from St Edmundsbury Borough Council, reference DC/16/2140/FUL, on 24th March 2017.

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Bishop’s Waltham solar farm phase 1 commissioned

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Phase 1 of the Bishop’s Waltham solar farm was commissioned in February 2017. This phase was the construction of 5MW of the total 12MW consented for the site.

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Ingham North solar farm public exhibition Wednesday 11th May 2016

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Our proposed solar farm north of Ingham would generate up to 13MW of electricity to feed directly into the local electrical grid network, generating enough renewable electricity to power up to 3,900 average UK homes. The solar farm would save up to 6,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per annum, or 180,000 tonnes over the proposed […]

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Bishop’s Waltham planning application submitted

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Following on from the public exhibition held in November 2014, we have recently submitted a planning application to Winchester District Council for a solar farm at land west of the B2177 Winchester Road between Bishop’s Waltham and Waltham Chase. As a result of feedback received at the consultation, we have made substantial number of amendments […]

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Castle Combe and Horam solar farms both make the March deadline

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Solafields’ projects at Castle Combe (16MW) and Horam (8MW) both successfully commissioned on time to make the deadline for the last Renewables Obligation projects before the market fully moves to the new Contracts for Differences. The construction teams from vogt and Dragon Infrastructure both did an amazing job getting complex construction and lengthy cable routes […]

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Baker’s Farm commissioned

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Our 12MW solar farm at Baker’s Farm, Sidlesham, successfully commissioned in mid-March, well ahead of the month end deadline. Landscaping works are now being completed and the awards for the commmunity benefit fund will shortly be notified.

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New solar farm proposed near Bishop’s Waltham

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Proposal The proposed solar farm would generate up to 15MW of electricity to feed directly into the local electrical grid network, generating enough renewable electricity to power around 4,545 average households. The solar farm would save up to 6,700 tonnes of carbon dioxide per annum. Site and Location The proposed site is approximately 20 hectares/ […]

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UK’s largest solar farm commissioned

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On 12th September 2014 the 37.8 MWp Crundale Solar Farm in Pembrokeshire began to generate renewable energy. Construction of the project was completed in only eight weeks. The project is a joint development between ib vogt GmbH and Solafields Ltd. and is currently the largest operating solar farm in the UK. The 37.8 MWp solar […]

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Greg Barker steps down as Energy Minister

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Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change Greg Barker MP, has resigned from his post while energy minister Michael Fallon has been moved on to head up the ministry of defence, and environment secretary Owen Paterson has been sacked. The moves come as part of a major reshuffle by Prime Minister David Cameron Tuesday […]

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