The council has described developer Low Carbon Farming’s request for a rapid approval of its plans to build two 18-acre greenhouses as 'ambitious and unrealistic', and the firm could now miss out on a Government subsidy for the scheme.
The Brighton-based environmental developer had hoped its plans would benefit from the Government’s Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive initiative, which provides companies with a subsidy for every unit of renewable heat they generate.
However, that initiative is being wound down and Low Carbon Farming would need approval for its Wrexham project by the end of September if it is to meet a deadline to apply for a subsidy before then.
The chances of that happening are now much reduced as the application was not included on the agenda for Wrexham Council’s September planning committee meeting.
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