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Residents who want a solar farm on doorstep
9:00am Thursday 15th August 2013 in News
A GROUP of Broughton residents have started a Facebook campaign backing plans for a new solar farm on their doorsteps.
Broughton Pro Solar has been formed by a group of villagers who welcome an expected planning application from Kronos Solar, which wants to build a solar farm near the village at Eveley Farm.
They have set up face b o o k . c o m / g r o u p s / b r o u g h t o n - prosolar It flies in the face of another group in the village called Broughton Against Kronos Solar (BAKS).
Pete Beckley, of Romsey Road, Broughton, and a member of Broughton Pro Solar, said: “There is a great deal of ill-informed misinformation about the solar farm.
“Not everyone in Broughton is against the idea, which is w h a t B r o u g h t o n Pro Solar is all about.
“By supporting the proposed solar farm project we will help to ensure that it goes ahead and that it will help contribute to our future energy security and generate cleaner, renewable energy.
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