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Herne Bay Pier: the future’s green

How the barrage by the pier could look Comments (0) HERNE BAY could be taking a bold leap into the future if plans for a “green pier” come to fruition. The proposals were aired at last week’s annual general meeting of the Herne Bay Pier Trust and comprise a tidal lagoon, a barrage and turbines that would capture the energy of …

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Plans revealed for 20-acre solar farm next to Manston airport…

The site of the proposed solar farm, backing onto the airport site Comments (0) PLANS have been submitted to build a solar farm across 20 acres of agriculture land adjacent to the Manston airport site. A planning application submitted on Friday by London-beased firm Solar Planning Ltd, could see 2.31-metre high solar panels constructed on the land. If approved, the farm …

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Solar farm at Owl’s Hatch Road near Herne given go-ahead

One of Britain’s biggest solar farms – capable of powering the whole of Herne Bay – has controversially won planning permission. The scheme, on land near Herne, will cover 212 acres – an area the equivalent of almost 150 football pitches. Developers claim their complex of photovoltaic panels will generate enough electricity to supply 14,000 homes. Rows of panels standing 2.4 metres …

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Solar farm firm to investigate better screening options

Plans for an 800-acre solar farm off the Thanet Way have been deferred by Canterbury City Council’s planning committee. The solar panels would have provided enough electricity to power 15.000 homes in the area, and would have been located to the south side of the A299 by the Share and Coulter pub. It had been put forward by Owls Hatch …

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We’re working hard to bring life to pier

In reply to the article last week about Ed Targett calling for a meeting about the pier (Pier Battle For TV’s People’s Millions, Herne Bay Gazette, November 20) Mr Targett did not have the courtesy to consult the Pier Trust about the date of the public meeting he has decided to call about the future of the pier. The first …

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