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Solar parks: maximising environmental benefits (TIN101)

Summary advice on solar parks aiming to help developers and landowners maximise environmental benefit and avoid the risk of environmental damage.

Year of Publication2011

This information note pulls together a summary of advice relating to solar parks, their siting, their potential impacts and mitigation requirements for the safeguarding of the natural environment and the opportunities there may be for financial support through environmental stewardship. The aim is to help developers and landowners consider how they might maximise the environmental benefits of a solar park whilst avoiding or minimising the risk of damaging environmental features.

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solar energystewardshipagri environment shemescross compliance
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Natural England works for people, places and nature to conserve and enhance biodiversity, landscapes and wildlife in rural, urban, coastal and marine areas.

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