Proposed solar installations at Streetfields and Northfield House Farms

The proposal involves Lightsource bp funding the development of two solar installations near Lutterworth, that will connect into the local electricity network, and will have a combined output power capacity of 50MW (megawatts).

  • Site-Build-Timeline-Site-Selection

    Site selection

  • Site-Build-Timeline-Design-Assessment

    Preliminary assessment & site design

  • Site-Build-Timeline-Planning

    Planning application

  • Site-Build-Timeline-Conditions

    Discharge of planning conditions

  • Construction

  • Operation

  • Decommissioning

These two sites were selected via a rigorous initial assessment process, and we then undertook a wide range of environmental assessments to help shape our plans. These included landscape and visual, heritage and archaeology, ecology and more. We also consulted the local communities around both sites in order to gather their feedback and opinions on our proposal, and we used the information we gathered from those engagement activities to further shape the eventual site design that went to the council.

  • 13,712
    homes powered per year (equivalent)
  • 17,260
    tonnes of carbon emissions saved
  • 2,855
    cars taken off the road per year (equivalent)

Our proposal

Our initial plans are outlined below. These plans will be informed by the results of our environmental and planning assessments which are currently underway. If you have any thoughts on our current plans, we would like to hear from you.

Streetfields Farm

Northfield House Solar Farm

Community Information Event

Watch the pre-recorded presentation for the virtual community consultation event held for Northfield House below. We took our community engagement for Northfield House online due to the Covid 19 pandemic, whereas our engagement for Streetfields was conducted in person:


Northfield House Solar Farm Community Information Presentation

Information presentation for our Northfield House Solar Farm proposal, recorded for the virtual event that took place on 6th October 2020.

Get in touch

If you’d like to talk to us about Streetfields and Northfield House Solar Farms simply fill out the form below and click “submit”. We’ll aim to get back to you within five working days. We are aware that not everyone has access to the internet – if you are aware of anyone wishing to speak to us about this project, please encourage them to call 0333 200 0755.

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