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21 September 2016

Westmill Solar becomes the first co-operative member of The Climate Coalition

The Climate Coalition is the UK’s largest group of people dedicated to action on climate change and limiting its impact on the world’s poorest. As part of a larger coalition, we hope that the inspirational message of Westmill Solar can be shared with a wider audience, helping others to take action.

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21 September 2016

Westmill Solar supports first ever study on impact of solar panels on the environment

For the last year Environmental Scientists at Lancaster University and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology have been monitoring the Westmill Solar site. Their results provide the first ever detailed study on the impact of solar panels on the environment, opening the door to smarter forms of farming and better land management.

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27 June 2016

Solar eclipses coal for first time ever in May

Analysis by Carbon Brief shows that in May 2016, the UK’s solar panels generated more electricity than coal for the first time ever.

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27 June 2016

Low Carbon Hub wins world's leading green energy award

Neighbouring community energy co-operative, Low Carbon Hub, wins a prestigious Ashden Award. Congratulations!

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