Work could start early next year on a new solar energy scheme to the east of Leeds following the award of planning permission. Banks Renewables secured approval last week (10 June 2021) for the Barnsdale solar energy park between Kippax and Allerton Bywater. Barnsdale will include solar panels covering an area of about 123 acres of south-facing land and will link directly into the Ledston Primary electricity sub-station, which sits to the south east of the site along Barnsdale Road. The park would be able to generate enough electricity to meet the annual requirements of up to 12,000 family homes.
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