What we do

We deliver large-scale solar farms and co-located battery storage facilities.

From origination and planning, to funding and securing route-to-market, our integrated team of experts understands and delivers what is required at every step of a project’s journey.
We use our expertise to understand the ins-and-outs of a proposed site and what it takes to turn a development vision into a reality powered by solar energy.

Our team is
  • delivering solar farm projects with minimum delay and maximum efficiency
  • working with landowners to unlock solar value and helping to diversify farming businesses
  • listening to, and working with, local communities
  • promoting domestic energy security through investment in local communities
  • unlocking environmental benefits, enhancements and biodiversity net gain through our projects
  • creating local jobs, and opportunities for suppliers in the community

Our capabilities

Our team is responsive and accessible – you work directly with our people to build understanding and confidence in our capabilities. Through this partnership, we deliver our vision of a future powered by clean energy at pace for the benefit of generations to come.

We are a diverse, highly skilled team, made up of development managers, grid and solar design professionals, land managers, GIS software experts, energy market analysts and finance professionals. We offer best-in-class site optimisation that sets the standard for the solar energy development sector.


We use our grid, GIS and planning capability to find the right sites and then secure long-term leases with our landowner partners


We work with local councils and environmental planning consultants to develop projects from the initial feasibility phase through to planning consent


We match prospective project locations with available grid capacity and deliver effective technical solutions for all our connections


Our in-house team adopt the latest industry technologies and provide construction-ready system design prior to planning submission


We work closely with funders and reliable construction partners to ensure our projects are delivered with maximum efficiency


We partner with energy suppliers and businesses to help meet their energy demands in a sustainable and cost effective way

Our work

To learn more about our work, scroll through our case studies:

Case Study: Landowner engagement success, Corner Copse

JBM’s work on the Corner Copse project in Stanton Fitzwarren is a prime example of how they…

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Case Study: Community engagement at Eastfields Solar

By working in partnership with local people and communities, JBM Solar unlock a project’s full potential by ensuring that the benefits of solar energy…

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Case Study: Industry leading design at Scurf Dyke

JBM Solar’s in-house technical team is at the forefront of technological industry trends. The team’s design engineers think differently…

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Case Study: JBM’s first greenbelt development, Burton Farm

The 5MWp Burton Farm Solar project at Burton Farm, received planning permission in July 2014. The project was sensitively…

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Case Study: JBM’s first utility-scale solar farm, Stanton

The 5MWp Stanton Solar project in Swindon, was first discussed in the spring of 2014. By Summer 2014, JBM Solar had developed a solar farm that…

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Case Study: RESS 2’s largest project, Clonfad

The c150MWp Clonfad solar project, in West Meath, achieved planning permission in November 2019. The decision was appealed by a third-party before…

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Case Study: Route-to-market success at Doverdale

In the post-subsidy era, JBM Solar has been at the forefront of the development and delivery of clean, homegrown solar energy, securing 10% of the consented…

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Case Study: Securing innovative connections at Wick Farm

JBM Solar has a dedicated in-house team focused on the delivery of grid connections, including the identification of grid…

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Case Study: Success at appeals in Cotmoor

At times, JBM must face a planning inquiry. This is part of the planning process. JBM goes into every inquiry with a firm belief in its proposals and delivery plan…

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Case Study: Ireland’s Largest Solar Farm, Ballymacarney

JBM Solar has played a major role in the development and delivery of solar energy projects across the Republic of Ireland…

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