Solar and nature in perfect harmony
SolarPower Europe have released this year’s entries for their 2023 photo competition, showcasing how solar and nature coexist in perfect harmony. This year Lightsource bp has submitted three photos, showcasing our projects in the UK, Greece and Spain alongside a variety of other entries.
From Agri-PV installations, animals grazing amongst the panels, to projects surrounded by wildlife and biodiversity, our solar projects thrive being amongst nature.
Once constructed our projects offer an ideal location to boost the biodiversity and resilience of the local ecosystem, providing a place for wildlife to co-exist.
Biodiversity can be increased in several ways on solar farms and the initiatives are usually tailored to the existing environment, so that our sites act as a boost to the surrounding area’s ecosystem. As a first step our environmental assessments help us understand the local ecosystem, and how we can enhance it. This means that different projects host different planting schemes and play home to a variety of animals.
We are really excited to have participated in this year’s event and hope to repeat our success of last year, having been named winner of 2022’s SolarPower Europe competition.
Lightsource bp’s entries
You can vote for your favourite photo at solar and nature in harmony.
Frosty hare — a frozen moment on our Wilburton solar farm in the UK.
In Kozani, Greece, our mesmerising solar site emerges from a field of vibrant purple flowers — an example of sustainability and beauty.
Renewable horizons: A stunning glimpse of solar panels and sheep peacefully coexisting at this beautiful site in Vendimia, Spain.
23 Feb, 2024
Cultivating success: Lightsource bp’s vibrant growth in Taiwan through cultural adaptability
Lightsource bp’s Taiwan team organised a lunar year-end appreciation gathering in the town of Budai in Chiayi County, the very site of its pioneering fishery solar project.
21 Feb, 2024
Lightsource bp completes $348 million financing package for two utility-scale solar projects in Texas
Financing secured for two new Texas solar farms
12 Feb, 2024
Lightsource bp receives Investment Award for its contribution to renewable energy growth in Greece
Lightsource bp, global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects, has been awarded the Investment Award at the UK-Greek Business Awards.