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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 08:12

Solar Farm in Oxford Green Belt

CPRE has written to the Secretary of State asking him to call in an Inspector's decision to grant permission for a solar farm at Bletchingdon, which would be the first within the Oxford Green Belt.

Published in News
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 News archive

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
Monday, 15 July 2013 12:20

CPRE opposes Charlbury Solar Farm

CPRE believes a proposed Charlbury Solar Farm would be an unacceptable blight on an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and a waste of valuable agricultural land.

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
Thursday, 31 January 2013 11:04

Solar farms

Renewable energy is desirable in principle, but not at unacceptable cost to the countryside, or to the economy.

Published in Solar farms
Monday, 14 January 2013 08:41

Monster solar farm planned for Green Belt

A farmer wants to create a monster solar farm on 74.5 hectares (about 200 acres) of his land at Wadley Hill Farm between Barton and Beckley, just outside Oxford bang-slap in the green belt.

Published in News archive
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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