“Plans for a 200-acre solar farm that have sparked opposition are set to be decided upon by councillors this week.
Developers Eden Renewables argue the Forest Gate site would produce electricity for almost 14,000 homes.
But with hundreds both for and against the scheme some fear the development will ruin the local green belt area.
The plans were submitted in 2021 but there has been debate around the idea since 2020, the Local Democracy Reporting Service said.”
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Holden Jude and Clara Bullock. BBC 2 March 2023.