See: Futures Forum: Solar Plan for Sidmouth: the application
The application will now go the District Council - with further comments to be in until 2nd October.
Fears have been expressed that "one solar farm has led to many" - an example being at Ilminster:
New solar farm for Ilminster?
ILMINSTER could soon be home to one of England’s first solar energy farms if plans for the 64,000 panels go ahead.
Applicant WRS Energy has earmarked four sites to house the solar panels – two on the Dillington Estate, one along Bushfurlong Road and another on Cad Farm.New solar farm for Ilminster? (From Chard & Ilminster News)