ScottishPower says £500m investment plan puts it at 'forefront' of UK solar industry

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ScottishPower's Carland Cross solar power facility, Cornwall (credit: @kieroninfocus)
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ScottishPower's Carland Cross solar power facility, Cornwall (credit: @kieroninfocus)

Firm to take on 17 new solar project sites that will power the equivalent of 220,000 homes

ScottishPower has today hailed its move "to the forefront of the UK's solar industry", after agreeing a £500m investment in projects that are set to collectively power the equivalent of 220,000 homes....

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