The British Army has unveiled plans to install a fleet of solar farms across its estate in a bid to cut costs and emissions, as it confirmed a pledge to achieve net zero by mid-century in line with the UK’s climate targets. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Wednesday revealed construction has started on a 2.3MW solar array at the Defence School of Transport in Leconfield, Yorkshire, the first of four pilot plants planned as part of an accelerated renewable energy drive across the army estate. The Leconfield solar array, which is being installed by Centrica Business Solutions, is expected to meet a third of the electricity needs of the Defence School of Transport.
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