Monthly Archives: November 2019

Planning Permission Granted for Pickering Forest

On Friday 15 November 2019, Elgin Energy was granted planning permission for Pickering Forest, a 25MW solar farm in Co. Kildare, Ireland. Below is an overview of the development and the projected number of homes / cars that the farm will power annually once energised.

Elgin Energy visits Escatron and Arasur Solar Farms

In September a team from Elgin Energy visited two solar farms under construction in Spain to see first-hand the technology, particularly tracking systems, being installed on site. There are two types of tracking systems; single axis and dual axis. As the name would suggest dual axis tracking systems rotate to follow the sun in two […]

Planning permission granted for largest Welsh project to date

On 1 August 2019, Elgin Energy was granted planning permission for Wauntysswg, a 30MW solar farm in South East Wales.¬† Due to the size of the project, the planning application was determined by the Welsh Ministers under the new Development of National Significance (DNS) policy. This is the second solar farm to be granted permission […]

Planning Permission granted for Gorse Lane

On Friday 12 April, Elgin Energy was granted planning permission for Gorse Lane, a 20MW solar farm in Lincolnshire, England. Below is an overview of the development and the projected number of homes / cars that the farm will power annually once energised.