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£120m regeneration to include 5Mw Solar PV farm

London & Wharfedale has made a Master Plan Submission to Mendip District Council for a 5MW solar PV farm as part of a huge regeneration proposal for the historic Bath & West Showground site. ... more


£6m Energy Skills Centre in Bridgwater leaps forward

As government spending is cut back and quangos are culled, two major institutions are pressing ahead with plans to build training facilities for the ‘green engineers’ of the future. ... more


Agriculture technology boosts Somerset’s renewables revolution

Somerset farmer, Hugh Loxton, is leading the way in renewable energy technology with the manufacture of an agricultural machine designed to plant a specialist biomass crop.With recent sales of two new... more


Are you moving here this New Year?

The beginning of the year is the most popular time of the year for families and companies to move. We’re here to provide support and guidance if you’re heading to Somerset. Please give ... more


Cider giant and ice cream brand scooped as Somerset 3D Ambassadors

  Somerset’s inward investment organisation, Somerset 3D, appoints Lovington’s Ice Cream and Perry’s Cider as new brand ambassadors, boosting the county’s already imp... more


Community Renewable Energy Project Launched

A project to help rural communities become carbon neutral through renewable energy schemes has been launched in Somerset. The community endeavour on the Somerset Levels (called the Levels and Moors P... more


Coordinated support for renewables businesses

Two organisations in Somerset have teamed up to provide practical help to companies in the renewables sector based in Somerset or looking to move to the county. Last month, we reported on how the Manu... more


Glastonbury founder installs UK’s biggest PV array

The founder of the world’s biggest music festival, Glastonbury, has installed the country’s largest PV array on the roof of a barn at the festival site – a working farm in Somerset. Michael Eavis ha... more


Planning for the solar PV park revolution

In just over a week, the government-funded organisation Regen SW is bringing together businesses and local authorities to plan the future of solar PV in the south west. Regen SW works to enable the... more


Renewable Energy Conference held in Bath

A conference in Bath this week is addressing what lessons can be learned from the successful delivery of renewable energies in the south west and how the region can upscale to meet future demand. Re... more


Renewables theme for Somerset business conference

The annual Somerset in Business Conference will be themed Renewable Energies this year, as the focus on green technology in Somerset intensifies.Businesses across Somerset will be learning about how t... more


Solar PV seminar for landowners

Landowners, agents and representatives have attended a seminar about the practicalities and legalities of solar installations in Somerset.   On Wednesday night, a seminar was held in Taunto... more


Strategic partnerships to benefit ‘Green Tech’ businesses

The Manufacturing Advisory Service in the South West (MAS-SW) is working closely with the West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) to provide a smooth landing for companies in the renewables sector look... more


The Hydro-electric revolution

Hydro-electricity is now a reality to local authorities, community groups and land owners, and a Somerset businessman is showing people how.Brian Shingler has been running Gants Mill since 1979, and i... more


The new home for renewables - Somerset

Green energy could be the key to lifting the South Wout of recession, according to a new report, with a 78% increase in employment in the renewables sector and a 17% increase in value over the last t... more