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This article looks at the official facts available online about the solar industry to examine the UK's solar industry. First a graph from an Excel doc about UK Solar Deployment by capacity via the UK Government's National Statistics service Note how 46% - less than half - comes from what they call "large scale installations"... Continue Reading →
We spotted this Common Lizard in a shot from 2014 on Instagram by Mike Roberts with the hashtag #nagden. Mike notes that the lizard is not on the proposed development site, but nearby in the 'sheep field'. Nevertheless, its a great shot of the kind of wildlife that flourishes in the area. https://www.instagram.com/p/naFv_SFMkI/ The Wildlife... Continue Reading →
This instagram video from @actualcoolkent taken a week ago shows the glorious nature of our Swale Estuary (pun intended). https://instagram.com/p/Be8dYrWlwK3/
Unlike some organisations, the Faversham Society did provide a response to the first round consultation which closed on 22 December 2017. The Faversham Society supports the development of renewable energy recognising its importance in reducing carbon emissions. However, the Society has some specific and serious concerns about the scale of the Cleve Hill Solar Park... Continue Reading →
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Solar technology has improved hugely over the years, and as the tech gets better, the price also falls. Big developers like Cleve Hill Solar and their investment banker backers can see a route to profit and are proposing to cover our landscape with solar panels. But are traditional solar panels the way forwards? And should... Continue Reading →
From Helen Whateley's site on 1 February 2018 https://www.helenwhately.org.uk/news/im-seriously-worried-about-scale-solar-farm Many people have contacted me about the proposal for a solar park at Cleve Hill in Graveney. Like most people who I have spoken to or who have written to me, I am keen to see more of our energy coming from renewable sources. But I... Continue Reading →