Lightsource Renewable Energy announced that it has acquired project rights of TGC Renewables solar farm project, situated in Cornwall, UK.

EPC and O&M Service provider Martifer Solar has been selected by Lightsource to complete the installation of the project.

The solar farm, which has been developed on around 15 acres of low-grade agricultural land, is the 80th solar farm project to join the Lightsource 300MW-Peak UK operational portfolio, which generating electricity to around 100,000 UK households.

Lightsource Renewable Energy managing director Kareen Boutonnat said the firm has a significant appetite for development, healthy pipeline of projects and pool of trusted EPCs.

"As the UK’s leading solar energy generator our experience attracts other developers wishing to sell sites or project rights to us as they can be assured the solar farm will be installed responsibly and operated to a very high standard," Boutonnat added.