UK’s first solar-powered waste treatment plant

The UK’s first solar farm to power a waste treatment plant has been built in Cambridgeshire. Solarcentury, which built the facility along with Lightsource Renewable Energy, said the 5MW solar park is expected to supply more than 70% of electricity to the AmeyCespa’s Mechanical Biological Treatment plant in Waterbeach. The farm, which has 20,000 solar […]

World’s largest solar bridge reaches half point

The Blackfriars solar bridge, set out to be the world’s largest, reached half point yesterday as the 2,200th solar panel was installed. The new bridge being built over the Thames river will have more than 4,400 solar panels installed and is an upgrade to the 1886 Victorian bridge to help cater for more passengers and […]