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Solar Farms

Solar farms can also attract wildlife, which can cause damage to the equipment and pose a safety risk to the personnel.

Solar Farm Wildlife Management

Solar farms are a renewable energy source that can provide a significant amount of energy to power homes and businesses.

However, solar farms can also attract wildlife, which can cause damage to the equipment and pose a safety risk to the personnel. Implementing proper wildlife control measures can help prevent these issues and ensure the smooth operation of the solar farm.

Supporting the renewable energy and solar farm industry, we understand that the site must always be working. If they are off-grid, they are not generating.

We work throughout the UK for many well known operators and have excellent references. From reactive call-outs to regular sites visits and pre-construction wildlife reports along with fencing and eradication.

  • We are well experienced in clearing burrows under generators and solar panels.
  • Proactive pest control will increase yield and performance.
  • We help maximise output and minimise down time.

Rabbits, hares, foxes, rats, and squirrels chew cables and If the interface goes offline, and are not generating they could potentially be losing thousands of pounds a day.

Solar Farm Wildlife Control Methods


The first steps in wildlife control for solar farms is to conduct a thorough assessment of the solar farm to identify potential areas where wildlife may be present. This can include inspecting the perimeter of the solar farm for signs of wildlife activity, such as tracks or droppings, as well as monitoring the solar farm for actual sightings of animals. Once potential wildlife hotspots have been identified, measures can be taken to deter or exclude animals from the solar farm.

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Fencing & barriers

One common method of wildlife control is the use of physical barriers, such as fencing or netting. These barriers can be used to keep animals out of certain areas of the solar farm, or to keep them away from specific structures or equipment. For example, a fence can be installed around the perimeter of the solar farm, or can be attached to an existing perimeter fence to keep wildlife out, or netting can be used to keep birds away from sensitive equipment.


In addition to these methods, it’s important to also take steps to minimize the attraction of wildlife to the solar farm. This can include removing food sources, such as rubbish or compost piles, and also controlling the population of insects and other pests, which can attract wildlife to the solar farm.

Trapping and relocation

Solar farms are also required to comply with environmental regulations, which means that any wildlife control methods used must be humane and not harmful to the animals. This can be done by using non-lethal methods such as using trained professionals for trapping and relocation of the animals.

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