Plans submitted for South Yorkshire solar farm

Plans for a 5MW solar farm in South Yorkshire have been submitted for approval this week. If Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council gives it the go-ahead, Banks Renewables will install the project at its Penny Hill wind farm site. The company claims feedback from local people and wildlife groups have been positive. Lewis Stokes, Development Relations […]

Council timetables efficient lighting rollout to 50 schools

The Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is planning to roll out energy saving lights to as many as 50 of the schools in its borough. Schools within the South Yorkshire council’s jurisdiction make up roughly 52% of the council’s carbon dioxide emissions – around 21,396 tonnes of CO2 every year. After cutting its energy use by […]