Cumbria Renewables Projects Hit £8m

Allistair Fell News

Commercial renewable energy projects in Cumbria are now generating a staggering £8.86m worth of electricity a year – enough to power more than 44,000 homes, according to new figures.

Research shows that on top of the large renewable projects developed by the ‘Big Six’ power companies, there are now 39 commercial-scale independent projects operating in Cumbria.

Such projects typically require an investment of at least £150,000 and are capable of powering a small manufacturing unit or commercial building.

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