DEFRA scraps CAP subsidies for agricultural solar sites

A personal intervention by environment secretary Liz Truss will end Common Agricultural Policy support for land occupied by solar installations

by Simon Inglethorpe
Sheep grazing on land between solar panels at Marley Thatch solar farm in Devon (photograph: Lightsource Renewable Energy)
Sheep grazing on land between solar panels at Marley Thatch solar farm in Devon (photograph: Lightsource Renewable Energy)

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