Future of America Farm Solar and Wind Project -
Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Having spent (some say wasted) millions on consultants, the final nail in the 'Cereste bulldozed through' America Farm Solar project has finally been dumped by Peterborough City Council.
The justification suggests it was the change in feed in tariffs that forced the decision, but the reality is that it would have been dumped much earlier if Marco Cereste was not relentlessly pushing it. It was only after he lost his seat, the remaining timid Conservatives in Cabinet, instead of sitting on their hands actually felt brave enough to withdraw support.
This is how it was reported:
Cabinet received a report on the 23 February 2015 to consider the way forward in respect of the two wind and three ground mounted solar PV projects namely Farms of Newborough (wind and solar) Morris Fen (wind and solar) and America Farm (solar only).
Reasons for the decision:
Alternative options considered:
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