The biggest floating solar farm in Europe is being constructed on a reservoir in south-west London. More than 23,000 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels are being laid on the surface of the Queen Elizabeth II reservoir near Walton-on-Thames. The farm, which will be the size of eight football pitches, is expected to generate 5.8 million kilowatt hours of electricity in a year. The energy will be used to part power a nearby water treatment works.
BBC 4th March 2016 read more »