The Times: Fracking protest village Balcombe to go Solar

We first hit the mainstream media in The Times on Tuesday 14th March 2014.

They have been accused of being selfish and unpatriotic for opposing fracking despite living in large houses and consuming lots of energy.

Now residents of the village at the centre of the fracking debate are trying to overcome the impression that they are Nimbys by making their community of 760 homes self-sufficient in electricity. They plan to place thousands of solar panels on roofs around the village, including the local primary school and village hall.

Ben Webster, Thursday March 27, 2014, The Times

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