Negotiations are under way to build two solar farms less than two miles apart

The two solar farm sites are shown on this map

The two solar farm sites are shown on this map

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Negotiations are under way to build a new solar farm less than two miles away from a proposed 20-acre site with 92,000 solar panels.

Lightsource Renewable Energy Ltd is hoping to install an array of solar panels capable of powering 3,770 homes a short distance away from the historic Cressing Temple Barns.

The nine-hectare site, which comprises three agricultural fields, is also positioned close to another proposed solar farm by Esco NRG south of Sheepcote Wood in Witham Road, Cressing.

If built, the two solar farms combined will provide enough power for every home in Witham and around half of the 17,000 homes in Braintree.

See this week's Braintree and Witham Times for the full story.

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11:04am Mon 18 Aug 14

pierre-pierre says...

no problem, they are both hidden fron Cressing Temple and the road, the sheepcote one could be seen by traffic going to White Notley, and from the train.

Unlke the one that is on full view from Notley Country park and is over wild life pond and footpaths
no problem, they are both hidden fron Cressing Temple and the road, the sheepcote one could be seen by traffic going to White Notley, and from the train. Unlke the one that is on full view from Notley Country park and is over wild life pond and footpaths pierre-pierre
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