Derbyshire County Council says it has identified six potential sites to build solar farms on.
The authority is looking in the Amber Valley and North East areas of the county.
If the plans are agreed by the cabinet next week, a public consultation will begin.
A man who bought a retirement home just eight months ago has discovered the council plan to build a solar farm that will completely surround his property.
Graham Cowley has received a letter detailing the plans, but even though his is the only house for miles, it wasn't even addressed to him personally.
Graham Cowley, from Peterborough, has said his life will be ruined if council plans to build a solar farm near his bungalow go ahead.
A man who brought his dream retirement home just eight months ago has discovered council plans to build a solar farm that will completely surround his property.
Graham Cowley, from Peterborough, is angered by the plans and says it will "ruin his life" if they go ahead.
If the plans go through, solar panels, wind turbines, security fences and CCTV cameras will surround his bungalow.