Solar farm wins planning permission, clearing way for Sussex village that staged major anti-fracking protests to be powered entirely by clean energy

Balcombe, the Sussex village that saw the UK’s biggest anti-fracking protests so far, is set to be powered entirely by the sun, after residents won planning permission on Thursday to build a nearby solar farm.

But campaigners said they are now racing government subsidy cuts to solar power to get the project underway.

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Source: Guardian Environment