Former solar farm

Sheriffhales solar farm

Project location

The site is located in Shropshire, approximately 1km west of the village of Sheriffhales and 6km north of the town of Telford.

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Project summary

The project comprises the installation of 3,173.64kWp ground mounted photovoltaic, operational energy generation.

Thrive Renewables invested, for the first time, in a photo-voltaic solar farm by way of supporting a Mongoose Energy initiative with a community bridge mezzanine loan.  The community bridge loan was repaid in full at the end of 2018.

The solar modules installed on site are 255Wp polycrystalline Jinko Solar M-Series, configured in strings of 24 modules, pitched at 20 degrees and orientated south. A total of 11,976 modules are installed giving an array of DC power of 3,173kWp.


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Key stats

Solar Modules Polycrystalline Jinko solar M-Series
Number of modules 11,976 modules of 265Wp each
Tilt angle 20° facing south east
Site capacity 3.17 MWp
Operational since 2015
Annual forecast output 2,989MWh
UK homes equivalent 736

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