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Mulbarton And Newton Flotman Solar Farm Permitted In Norfolk

The go-ahead has been given for constructing one of the largest solar farms in the United Kingdom. On Wednesday, South Norfolk district council approved Bloy’s Grove, a 200-acre (81-hectare) renewable energy project that could power 14,000 houses. The loss of agricultural land for the project has been criticized. The project’s backer, EDF Energy, claims the …

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Perovskite

Stackable Solar Panels Could Be Flexible And Bendable

Among the most promising new materials for gathering solar energy are perovskites, which have a unique crystal structure. Flexible and lightweight perovskite solar cells could outperform thin-film solar cells and stiff silicon solar panels in terms of efficiency. Researchers have already achieved efficiencies comparable to silicon solar cells and are currently striving to put their …

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Solar concentrators

New Concentrator Helps Solar Panels Absorb More Sunlight Without Tracking It

Solar panels will aid sustainable energy generation. However, their efficiency is limited unless they receive direct sun radiation exposure. These issues can arise when the sun is obscured by cloud cover or as it rises and sets over a day. Many rotating solar arrays can capture the sun’s rays. However, because of this, they are …

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Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury Borough Council’s Solar Panels Will Generate A Lot Of Electricity

According to municipal officials, new solar panels in a council parking lot will save tens of thousands of dollars. Power generated by the council will account for around 70 percent of the total demand for electricity in Tewkesbury. The council’s offices in Gloucester Road, Tewkesbury, are getting a new solar panels canopy, and it’s estimated …

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River Medway Kent

Medway Council’s Solar Panel Idea For Historic Headquarters Gets Rejected

Medway Municipal has been advised to deny permission to install solar panels on council offices as part of its initiative. On Wednesday, June 29, the council’s planning committee will consider Medway’s application for eight new solar panels on its Gun Wharf headquarters. Despite this, the council’s planning officers have recommended against the project, citing the …

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