Pilrow wind farm plans rejected

Planning application for a wind farm east of the M5 motorway in Somerset has been rejected by the local council. Plans for the Pilrow wind farm had already been scythed down from six 140-metre-high turbines to four 130m ones following consultation with local residents, English Heritage and the Environment Agency. The council’s planning officers deemed […]

Go-ahead for turbine projects

Planning approval for windfarms in the UK continues apace, with the go-ahead being given for both on-and offshore facilities. A windfarm on land bordering Teesside and North Yorkshire will be built by Broadview Energy, an independent developer of onshore farms in the UK established in 2003. Five turbines between Hilton and Seamer are due to […]