Solar Planning and our Precious Places- the Big Debate

In this series of posts, Sophie McGovern explores debate and innovation around renewable energy and sustainability Here at National Trust we think solar PV is a fantastic renewable technology. It’s set to become the cheapest low-carbon technology based on current projections, and it is argued that solar will put a ceiling on our rising energy costs, not…

Support for Solar Trade Best Practice Guidance

New renewable energy sources, such as solar farms, are vital as low carbon sources of energy to power this country. However, the National Trust has always argued that it is essential that these schemes are realised in tune with landscapes and the natural environment. Communities have raised concerns about the ecological and visual impact of solar farms.…