County hailed solar capital of the UK.

TORRIDGE ranks 10th highest in the country for solar panels installations, according to figures that place Devon as the solar capital of the UK.

Government up-take figures published by the Office for National Statistics show that for every 10,000 homes in the district, 402 have installed some form of solar generator.

Mid Devon heads the national table with 787 installations per 10,000 households.

North Devon ranks 29th of 380 local authorities with 297 per 10,000 homes.