Work starts on ‘first publicly-owned’ solar farm

Construction has started on Rochdale Borough Council’s 250kW solar project in Greater Manchester. Located on a former waste disposal site at the Rochdale Leisure Centre, it is said to be the first publicly-owned solar farm. Work has also begun on the council-owned 100kW rooftop solar system at Heywood Sports Village. Electricity generated from both the […]

Rochdale Council hopes for £400k wind-fall

A borough in Greater Manchester hopes to earn £400,000 a year by building two wind turbines. Rochdale Borough Council wants to build two 500kW wind turbines up to 77m in height, after the success of another turbine on the site of a former school. The two new projects, run in tandem with installer ASC renewables, […]