The sun is now shining on the UK's first subsidy-free solar farm

The first ever solar farm operating with zero state subsidies was inaugurated today. The company behind the project calls it a landmark development to pave the way to a sustainable future.

Today, Tuesday, the UK's first solar farm to operate without any state subsidies was unveiled by the UK Climate Change & Industry Minister.

The farm, Clayhill, has capacity of 10 MW which will be combined with a battery storage system totaling 6 MW. The farm will be able to generate electricity to cover consumption of around 2,500 homes.

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