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West Africa's biggest solar plant

While Senegal experiences a huge investment in solar energy, many people living in rural communities are yet to see the benefits.

China opens panda-shaped solar power plant

It's hoped the unusual shaped plant will power over 10,000 households annually.

Hive Energy solar farm proposal approved in Romsey

Plans for a 72-hectare (178-acre) solar farm close to the site of an energy firm have been approved.

Land where the solar farm will be built
Hive Energy

The 40MW park will be built on land at Woodington Farm, near Romsey, which surrounds Hive Energy's headquarters.

Test Valley Borough Council granted permission for the park for 25 years but the proposals are subject to a number of conditions, including a plan for the restoration of the site.

The project will be built next summer, Hive Energy said.