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Project updates

These are the latest project updates for Soay Solar Farm and Greener Grid park

Latest news

20 Jul, 2022
Planning application update – July 2022

We have carefully considered all feedback submitted to East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s consultation on our planning application as well as feedback from parish meetings.

We are delighted to make several changes to the plans, making sure that the proposals reflect community priorities.

Everything Under the Sun: The Facts About Solar Energy

Solar Energy UK have released a new report highlighting the benefits of harnessing the sun’s power.

Application submitted to East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Statkraft has now submitted a planning application to East Riding District Council for a new Solar Farm and Greener Grid Park between the parishes of Allerthorpe and Thornton (application reference 21/04505/STPLF(External link)).

Managing habitats to support Bumblebees

In the last 100 years bumblebee populations have crashed, with two species becoming extinct in the UK.

Statkraft releases latest annual Low Emissions Scenario report

For the sixth consecutive year, Statkraft have released its Low Emissions Scenario - an analysis of the energy world towards 2050.

Soay Solar Farm and Greener Grid Park – working together for a sustainable future

The Soay Solar Farm and Greener Grid Park are often talked about in the same breath, but whereas they are certainly complimentary, they are in fact, different projects.

Out of sight, out of mind – the green revolution you might not even notice!

As a passive process, solar energy generation is one of the quietest ways to create renewable electricity and with extensive screening proposed for the Soay Solar Farm and the Greener Grid Park, we are committed to ensuring the developments impact on people’s lives in a positive way.

Behind "Soay" - supporting diversity in farming

Through this project, we are proud to be supporting the Rare Breeds Survival Trust(External link). This project is named after the Soay breed, classified as "At Risk" on the sheep watchlist.

New website launched for Thornton Solar Farm

A website has been launched today to share details of an exciting new renewable energy project near Thornton, East Riding of Yorkshire.