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.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Landscape
- Subject Collection > Rural policy & development > UK rural policy
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Managing land for environmental benefit
- Subject Collection > Renewable energy > Non-biological resource technologies
- Subject Collection > Renewable energy
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Wildlife & biodiversity
Additional keywords/tagsagri environment shemescross compliancesolar energystewardship
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