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.

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