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Solar panels planned for Nynehead farm
10:20am Tuesday 30th October 2012 in News
A LARGE field could soon be swamped by almost 20,000 solar panels.
Lumicity Ltd wants to put 19,640 photovoltaic (PV) panels and create a massive solar park at Grange Farm, Nynehead.
The firm has applied for planning permission to Taunton Deane Council – a public consultation period ends on November 12.
PV panels convert sunlight into electricity and would power hundreds of homes.
Plans for the site also include transformer stations, a sub-station, security fencing around the perimeter of the farm and access gates.
Gwilym Wren, clerk of Milverton Parish Council, said: “The council will make arrangements for a site visit a week on Saturday and formulate its comments at the next meeting on November 5.”
To comment on the proposals search for planning application 23/12/0032 at www.tauntondeane.gov.uk