Swindon solar farm to save council £185K

By Martin Ford | 03 January 2019

A solar farm owned by Swindon Council’s wholly-owned subsidiary Public Power Solutions (PPS) is up and running.

The Barnfield solar farm, which consists of 9,240 panels that will generate enough renewable electricity to power the equivalent of approximately 1,500 homes, is located on a council-owned former landfill site and powers the authority’s household waste recycling centre, which converts municipal waste into fuel.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.


Already a subscriber? Login

Environment Energy Commercial investment

Coronavirus Update


In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at customer@hgluk.com
Read The MJ for free

Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products