solar farm characteristics

Typical characteristics of a potential Solar Farm Site will be:

  • Size: 12-40 Hectares (30-100 Acres)
  • Orientation: flat or predominantly southerly
  • Grade: 3-4 Arable, Pasture or Brownfield
  • Unshaded: unobstructed from extensive shadowing
  • Connectable: within sight or range (1-2km) of HV power
  • Accessible: for one-off HGV infrastructure delivery
  • Undesignated: outside of SSIs, AGLVs, …