Chat with us, powered by LiveChat Elements Green initiates the introduction of an 800-megawatt photovoltaic site in the UK - Infra-Be

Submit your CV

    Attach a CV (Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, rtf.)

    Elements Green initiates the introduction of an 800-megawatt photovoltaic site in the UK

    Elements Green has commenced the initial phase of community engagement for the Great North Road Solar Park in Nottinghamshire, England, boasting a potential generation capacity of 800 megawatts. The developer is actively soliciting input from communities within the project areas, while also collaborating with local planning authorities, interest groups, and statutory consultees.

     

    This inaugural consultation phase is set to conclude on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Elements Green has scheduled a series of both in-person and online exhibition events during this period, offering community members and key stakeholders opportunities to gather more details about the plans and contribute their feedback.

     

    To facilitate this engagement, Elements Green has organized a total of eight events in the first consultation stage, comprising six in-person gatherings and two online webinars, taking place from January 29 to February 10.

     

    Project director for Great North Road Solar Park, Mark Noone, commented “Our plans for GNR Solar Park will align with those set by the British Energy Security Strategy, which aims to increase the UK’s solar capacity fivefold by 2035. With an installed capacity of over 1GW DC, GNR Solar Park would contribute 1.5% towards this target.”

     

    “We want to talk to communities to understand their views and listen to their ideas. Feedback received during Stage One consultation will help us to develop our proposals more thoroughly, and we want to hear from as many members of the community as possible.”

     

    “Our project website and contact channels continue to be live, and we look forward to meeting the community at our consultation events. We encourage anyone with an interest in our proposals to provide their feedback and take part in our consultation.”

     

    “We believe that local communities have an important role to play in helping to inform and influence how our proposals for GNR Solar Park evolve. We want to deliver this project responsibly and are committed to consulting as widely and efficiently as possible, working together with residents, businesses and community organisations to improve and enhance our proposals as our plans for the project progress.”

     

    Because the anticipated generation capacity of GNR Solar Park exceeds 50 megawatts, it falls under the designation of a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP). Consequently, Elements Green intends to apply for a Development Consent Order (DCO) from the Secretary of State for the Department of Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ), and we expect to submit this application in the spring of 2025.

    Who are InfraBe?

    We are a leading global infrastructure and renewables search & recruitment business. Don’t forget to follow us on LinkedIn to keep up to date on our opportunities and current news. Please get in contact to discuss your hiring needs, salary bench-marking or market information: info@infra-be.com.

     

    Join us on our podcast and subscribe to our newsletter to embark on an enlightening journey through the exciting landscapes of infrastructure and renewable energy. Stay connected, stay informed, and be part of the InfraBe community.

     

    🎙️ InfraBe Podcast: Exploring the World of Infrastructure and Renewables

    Tune in to our engaging podcast series where we dive deep into the dynamic realm of infrastructure and renewable energy. Join us as we discuss industry trends, innovative technologies, sustainable practices, and insightful interviews with experts and thought leaders. Stay informed and inspired on the go, gaining valuable insights to shape your perspective on the ever-evolving landscape of global infrastructure and renewables.

     

    🔗 Listen to our latest episodes: Youtube, Spotify, Amazon Music or Apple Podcasts

     

    📬 InfraBe Newsletter: Your Gateway to Industry Insights

    Stay ahead of the curve with our curated newsletter, delivering a regular dose of industry updates, exclusive content, and noteworthy developments. From project highlights and market analyses to career tips and emerging trends, our newsletter is your comprehensive source for staying informed in the world of infrastructure and renewable energy. Sign up using the form at the top right of this page.

    Back to News & Views Start Hiring Now