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Our in-house planning team are recognised across the UK as industry experts with unparalleled experience in their field. We have a rigorous site selection process and an outstanding track record of working with local authorities and communities to obtain planning permission for our projects.

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Featured Projects

Ermine Street

The Ermine Street development is an ambitious 33MW solar farm installed over 165 acres of low grade agricultural land in Lincolnshire. A development of this size and scale is...


Black Peak & Munceys

With a combined installed capacity of 50MWp, the Black Peak and neighbouring Munceys solar farms, in Cambridgeshire, demonstrate Lightsource’s ambition and technical skills. The sites cover 260 acres and...


Thames Water: QE2 Reservoir

Europe’s biggest ever floating solar panel array has been installed by Lightsource Renewable Energy on London’s Queen Elizabeth II reservoir as part of Thames Water’s ambitious bid to self-generate...


Belfast International Airport: Crookedstone Road

Lightsource Renewable Energy, Europe’s leading solar energy company, has developed and connected Northern Ireland’s first ever large-scale solar farm. This pioneering renewable energy project is also the first ground...


Wilburton Primary School

In 2011, Lightsource installed solar PV panels on the rooftop of Wilburton Primary School, in Cambridgeshire. The installation took place over a weekend causing no disruption to daily school...



This site is located on an area of land situated between Woolfardisworthy and Poughill in Devon. Summerlands solar farm is a 0.7MW system comprised of over 3300 JA Solar...