Scottow Moor Solar Farm: work starts on second phase

PRESS RELEASE FROM SCOTTOW MOOR SOLAR LIMITED 25th January 2016 Construction of the second and final phase of Scottow Moor Limited’s solar farm, located on the Scottow Enterprise Park (the former RAF Coltishall airbase, 10 miles north-east of Norwich), has started. The work will involve the installation of more than 70,000 solar panels on land […]

Students visit Scottow Enterprise Park for design project

ARTICLE FROM THE EATERN DAILY POST 13th December 2015  Students visit Scottow Enterprise Park for design project

The rush for solar power: buy now, before it’s too late

ARTICLE FROM THE GUARDIAN 16th October 2015 The rush for solar power: buy now, before it’s too late    

First phase of 50MW solar farm on former RAF base in Norfolk opens – built in just 7 weeks

PRESS RELEASE FROM SCOTTOW MOOR SOLAR LIMITED 17th April 2015 The first phase of Scottow Moor Limited’s solar farm, located on the former RAF Coltishall airbase (10 miles north-east of Norwich), is now up and running.  It was constructed in just 7 weeks, making it one of the very quickest large-scheme builds in the UK and […]

Project bulletin no.5

Good news: the solar farm has been successfully connected and is generating electricity into the local grid. The final testing and connection work took place over the weekend and our solar farm started exporting power to the grid on Monday of this week. After the Easter weekend, we will tidy up the site, complete our […]

Project bulletin no.4

16 March 2015 I am pleased to report that we are approaching the end of the solar farm’s construction. We have benefited from relatively good weather over the past few weeks that has enabled our 200-strong workforce to get their work done without too much difficulty. We remain on schedule for construction to be finished by […]

Project bulletin no.3

16th February 2015 Work is progressing well with the solar farm.  We currently have around 50 people working on site and this number will rise over the next 6 weeks to reflect the type and level of work that needs to be carried out.  We are expecting that more than 50% of the work will […]

Project bulletin no.2

6 February 2015 This week, we saw the first major deliveries to the site and start of the main construction works. In order to reduce vehicle movements through Badersfield, we have agreed with Norfolk County Council that traffic should continue to use the main entrance to the airfield but now exit via the eastern site […]

Project bulletin no.1

30 January 2015 As you may know, just before Christmas, Scottow Moor Solar secured planning permission for its solar farm on land at the former RAF base. Since the start of the year, we have undertaken some preliminary work on the site but the main building work for the project’s first phase will start next […]

Scottow Enterprise Park solar farm gets the go ahead

from  http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/news/NCC161362  18 December 2014 A solar farm on the Norfolk County Council-owned Scottow Enterprise Park site has been given the go ahead by Broadland District and North Norfolk District Councils. At yesterday’s Broadland Planning Committee (17 December), members voted in favour of the scheme going ahead and today the project was approved by North […]