Plans have gone on show for a solar energy farm on the former RAF base at Coltishall in Norfolk which closed in 2006.
The solar panels would be built on 250 acres of land between the former runways and provide renewable energy for up to 15,000 homes. After 25 years the solar farm would be removed. The plans are being submitted to the local council for approval.
The current sunny spell is especially good news for a team of racing drivers from Cambridge. That's because their car is powered by the sun.
The Cambridge University Eco Racing team have been testing their vehicle at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire.
The car has got to take them nearly 2,000 miles across the blistering heat of the Australian outback.
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