Shropshire 500kw installation
Martin Davies has lived on his farm nestled in the Shropshire hills all his life and during that time he remembers his father farming the land almost as far as the eye can see.
Originally diary, beef and sheep farmers, the Davies family sold off their dairy herd in 2012 due to falling milk prices. They then began looking for an alternative income stream to replace the revenue they’d lost from milk. A trip to an energy show in 2013 led them to think about solar – they were interested in the government guaranteed, index-linked income from the Feed-in Tariff (FIT), which is paid for every unit of electricity produced, and decided to find out more.
Martin had heard of the Bowler Group through their advertisements in the farming press and decided to make contact...