[ exact phrase in "" • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

when your community is targeted

Get weekly updates

RSS feeds and more

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate via Stripe

Donate via Paypal

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links


Press Releases


Campaign Material

Photos & Graphics


Allied Groups

Wind Watch is a registered educational charity, founded in 2005.

News Watch Home

UK council okays E.On's Butterwick Moor windfarm 

The U.K. Sedgefield Borough Council has approved plans for E.On’s 10-turbine Butterwick Moor wind farm.

E.ON UK welcomed the decision taken earlier today by the council’s planning committee and that will allow the wind farm to be built on land to the north of the A689 by E.ON, the UK’s largest integrated power and gas company.

Dave Farrier, Renewables Development Manager for E.ON, said, “We’re delighted with this decision because not only will the scheme provide local job opportunities, it’ll also produce enough electricity for around 10,000 homes and displace the emission of over 40,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide every year.”

The company, which runs Powergen, will also create a community fund that could contribute over £600,000 to worthy local projects and initiatives, E.On said, adding that it also plans to put £200,000 into a landscape management fund to make environment-related improvements in the area.

The wind turbines will be up to 110m to the tip height of to the top of the highest blade. Work on site is expected to start in 2008.

E.ON owns or operates 20 wind farms across the country, including the Blyth and Scroby Sands offshore schemes. The company burns carbon neutral biomass material at two of its coal-fired power stations and is currently building the UK’s most powerful dedicated biomass power station at Steven’s Croft, near Lockerbie.


18 June 2007

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

The copyright of this article resides with the author or publisher indicated. As part of its noncommercial educational effort to present the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of large-scale wind power development to a global audience seeking such information, National Wind Watch endeavors to observe “fair use” as provided for in section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law and similar “fair dealing” provisions of the copyright laws of other nations. Send requests to excerpt, general inquiries, and comments via e-mail.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Contributions
   Donate via Stripe
(via Stripe)
Donate via Paypal
(via Paypal)


e-mail X FB LI M TG TS G Share

News Watch Home

Get the Facts
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.


Wind Watch on X Wind Watch on Facebook Wind Watch on Linked In

Wind Watch on Mastodon Wind Watch on Truth Social

Wind Watch on Gab Wind Watch on Bluesky