High Nunton Solar Farm

We are in the process of developing a planning application for a solar farm with battery storage facility at High Nunton Farm, near Borgue in Dumfries and Galloway.

The project will generate a significant amount of low carbon electricity, which will flow into the local electrical grid, helping to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions produced in providing electricity to the area. In total, it is forecast that the project will generate the same amount of electricity each year as is used by approximately 8,000 homes, and will be one of a growing number of UK-based solar projects built without subsidy.

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In a recent Government survey, 85% of the population supported solar PV projects, ensuring it remains one of the most popular energy generation technologies.

Source: Public Attitude Tracker Survey undertaken by BEIS (Wave 31, Sept. 2019).

Biodiversity Enhancement

A wide range of surveys have been completed to establish how the land is currently being used by local wildlife including breeding birds, over wintering and migratory birds, badgers, bats and otters.

The project team are also carefully considering hydrology and wetland habitats to ensure that the designs as they develop manage the impacts on these by following Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) guidance.

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Climate change is the
“biggest threat modern humans have ever faced”

Source: United Nations.

Information Sessions

A key part of developing plans for a new solar farm is to engage with and seek the views of the local community.

As part of this, we hosted a webinar for those looking to find out more about the project. Please click below for details or to watch the recorded session.

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