Bring along your farm map

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Lightsource Renewable Energy, the UK’s No 1 Solar Energy Company, will be at the Balmoral Show (13th- 15th May) to show you how solar power can revolutionise your business and retirement prospects without costing you a penny.

If you own more than 30 acres of land (including brownfield), simply bring your farm map to the stand in the Sustainability Village and staff can carry out an initial land assessment to identify land that would be suitable for a solar farm – Lightsource will even treat you to lunch with a £20 catering voucher!

Rural businesses in Northern Ireland are constantly faced with challenges. Financial pressure, erratic weather and fluctuating global prices are driving the need for rural businesses to diversify and seek out sustainable income.

Solar farms can greatly benefit rural businesses and by installing one on your land, you can bring in a guaranteed rental income for 25 years. Rental payments are indexed linked and rise annually with inflation.

This guaranteed income can help sustain your rural business and form a valuable part of succession planning for future generations.

Farmers can benefit further by grazing small livestock like sheep, geese or chickens around the solar farm.

A well-designed solar farm will maintain your stocking density and inevitably drive up your returns on capital invested per acre.

Lightsource Renewable Energy has an unrivalled track record and has already secured planning permission for more than 135 acres in Northern Ireland - representing a considerable investment into the local economy.

Lightsource prides itself on being part of the rural community, working closely with businesses and landowners wishing to create sustainable income from solar power generation. Their unique relationship with Octopus Investments, the UK’s Leading Retail Fund Management Company, means that they don’t have to go looking for funding – it’s already secured. This partnership has seen Lightsource deploy over £1.6 Billion of UK investment into solar installations, making Lightsource the largest operator of solar power installations in the country.

Contact Lightsource today to find out if your site is suitable, on 02890 918694 or email