Ministers delay decision on UK’s biggest solar farm

The government has delayed a planning decision on proposals for the UK’s biggest solar farm. Under the statutory process for national infrastructure projects, ministers were due to make a decision on the development consent order (DCO) for the Sunnica Energy Farm by28  September 28, three months after receiving a report from inspectors. However, junior energy minister Lord Callanan issued a written statement that confirmed a decision on the DCO is being postponed.

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