The Gawcott Fields Community Solar Farm is made up of over 16,000 panels with a total installed capacity of 4.17MW. It is up and running and has been generating electricity and income since June 2016. It is expected to generate around 4,100MWh of renewable electricity each year, enough to power around 1,000 homes.
Gawcott Fields community solar farm is one of two solar farms developed at Gawcott Fields farm between the village of Gawcott and the town of Buckingham. Construction of the first solar farm, which is owned by the Landowner, was completed in December 2015. The Landowners (a local farming family) agreed that the second solar farm should be financed and operated as a community project for the benefit of the local community.