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Wednesday, 29 January 2014 20:57

Updated Solar Farms Map

This month saw the start of construction of England's biggest solar farm, at East Hanney near Didcot.  It's one of a number now springing up across the Vale of White Horse, so we've taken the opportunity to update our map of solar farms in Oxfordshire.   

Published in Current news

Planning applications relating to solar farms have tripled in the county over the last year, with nearly 1,000 hectares of greenfield land either already built on or at risk, according to new research published today by CPRE Oxfordshire. See our impact map...

Published in News
Thursday, 04 July 2013 10:11

New Solar Farm Policy

CPRE Oxfordshire has published its updated policy on solar farms, opposing them because of the damage they do to the landscape and the loss of valuable land.   With an increase in applications across the county, now is the time to take action.

Published in News
Monday, 17 June 2013 12:50

Windfarms - Some common sense at last?

Changes to planning rules could help safeguard Oxfordshire, with greater weight to be given to protecting landscapes and increased investment in local communities.

Published in Current news
Thursday, 13 June 2013 10:17

A fair wind?

Government report on wind turbines calls for fairer deal for local communities.   A good move, but right development in right place should still take priority over 'bribes'.

Published in Current news
Monday, 19 November 2012 14:57

Energy matters

Pylons and power stations, cables, substations and solar farms - our addiction to electricity means that electricity infrastructure is inevitable. But that doesn't mean we have to have battalions of pylons marching across our landscapes.

Published in In depth
Monday, 19 November 2012 14:50

We care about energy

It’s almost impossible to consider modern life without electricity. With more people wanting more electricity, the subjects of how we generate it and how to use it more wisely was never more important than now.

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