Mas­sive so­lar farm plan to har­vest sun

Evening Express (City Final) - - UK & Abroad -

PLANS have been un­veiled for a mas­sive new so­lar panel de­vel­op­ment in Aberdeen.

Green En­ergy In­ter­na­tional is in­ves­ti­gat­ing the pos­si­bil­ity of de­vel­op­ing a 25 acre, 6.7MW so­lar farm on land at Den­mill, Peter­cul­ter, on the Kirk­ton of Skene road in Aberdeen.

The 27,000 pan­els would be ap­prox­i­mately 3.2ft off the ground, with a max­i­mum height of ap­prox­i­mately 7.5ft, ac­cord­ing to plans sub­mit­ted to the coun­cil.

The firm is now re­quest­ing a for­mal opin­ion from the lo­cal au­thor­ity as to whether the plans meet en­vi­ron­men­tal leg­is­la­tion be­fore a for­mal ap­pli­ca­tion is sub­mit­ted.

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