Alerts and Events: Northern Ireland
These postings are provided to help publicize and provide examples of the efforts of affiliated groups and individuals related to industrial wind energy development. Most of the notices posted here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch.
Announcements, Economics, Environment, Law, Northern Ireland •
Source: Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland
The Department of the Environment has launched ‘Calls for Evidence’ to help inform the scope of forthcoming reviews of strategic planning policy for Development in the Countryside and strategic planning policy for Renewable Energy development. It is anticipated that the evidence received will improve the Department’s understanding of the operation and impact of the existing policy approaches as set out in the Strategic Planning Policy Statement and provide up-to-date evidence on the social, environmental and economic impacts of both strategic . . .
Aesthetics, Impacts, Northern Ireland, Petitions •
Source: Windwatch: West Tyrone Against Wind Turbines
To: Jane Curley, Northern Ireland Strategic Planning Office Belfast: Refuse planning on West Tyrone Windfarms Proposed Wind Farm at Slievard Mountain, Omagh (Planning Ref: K/2013/0102/F) Proposed Wind Farm Alteration and Extension at Bessy Bell, Omagh (Planning Ref: J/2013/0080/F) Proposed Wind Farm at Lisnaharney Road, Omagh (Planning Ref: K/2013/0181/F) We object to these for the following reasons: The planning regulations are outdated in respect to Wind Power. West Tyrone has 49% of Northern Irelands Wind Turbine commitment – we are over-saturated . . .
Dear Electricity Bill Payer, Are you interested in a reduced electricity bill? The Local Electricity Discount Scheme (LEDS) is a groundbreaking new initiative from renewable energy company RES. The scheme is part of our community benefits programme and offers people living and working closest to our proposed wind farms an annual discount on their electricity bills, which is paid for the life-time of the wind farm. The proximity of your property to our proposed Barr Cregg Wind Farm, which is . . .