Layer Solar Farm

StatusPlanning submitted

LocationEssex

Site Overview

Layer Solar Farm will have a capacity of up to 49.9 megawatts (MW) to produce clean renewable electricity by photovoltaic (PV) solar panels and is located on land west of Layer De La Haye. The electricity produced on this solar farm will be exported to the distribution network operator (maintained by UK Power Networks) via underground cables. The connection is to be made into the Abberton substation to the east of Layer De La Haye. To find out more, visit the Layer Solar Farm consultation website here.

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Annual production (MWh)
~48,084

Installed capacity (MW)
~49.9

Households powered per annum
~16,581

CO2 emissions saved (tonnes per annum)
~11,210