The Secretary of State for Business, Environment and Industrial Strategy has given the go-ahead to a proposed 350MW solar power plant on the Kent coast, which when fully operational will be the largest solar farm in the UK.
The medium combustion plant directive (MCPD) is a means of improving air quality. It controls SO2, NOx, CO and particulate emissions from plant equipment, by regulating medium sized equipment that performs combustion. The MCPD became law in December 2018, but there is still some confusion surrounding it. Clinton Noble, diesel generator sales manager at Finning UK & Ireland, addresses some frequently asked questions about the MCPD and back-up generators.