65% of the University of Manchester’s electricity needs are met by solar power

University of Manchester

The University of Manchester has teamed up with UK clean energy company Enviromena in a partnership that will supply up to 65% of the university’s electricity needs through a new solar project. The university will purchase electricity generated by Enviromena’s new solar farm in Medebridge, Essex. Once completed, the Medebridge solar farm will feature 104,000 […]

Solar farms pose ‘no threat to food security’

food security

UK parliamentary statements on solar energy, confirming that current land use policies will continue to provide stability as the sector expands. The only notable change announced by Claire Coutinho, Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, involved concerns over the accuracy of soil quality grading.[1] The Government plans to support independent certification of […]

Work Commences On Sonnedix’s Largest Solar Plant In The UK

The 120MW ground-mounted solar PV plant will provide over 100 local green jobs. Image: Sonnedix. Sonnedix has initiated the construction of the Cowley Complex, which is poised to be the largest solar plant within its 300MW UK portfolio. Spanning 120MW, this ground-mounted solar PV facility is slated to rank among the UK’s largest upon its […]