[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Lincolnshire wind turbine plan targets canal-side land near Louth  

Credit:  Lincolnshire Echo, www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk 28 April 2012 ~~

Wind turbines could be built on land near a Lincolnshire canal.

A planning application has been submitted for the development close to Louth Canal.

Green energy firm Partnerships for Renewables (PfR) wants to build on adjoining pieces of land owned by the Environment Agency and a private landowner.

The turbines would be 113.5m high and would generate 16.4GWh of electricity every year. This would be enough to power around 3,680 homes.

Around £18,750 a year will be given to an independently- managed community fund.

And approximately 7,062 tonnes of carbon dioxide would be saved from going into the atmosphere annually.

PfR regional manager Dr Jo Flemming said: “We have now completed all the environmental and technical studies on the site, which have confirmed our belief that the site is an appropriate one for wind energy development.

“We believe the land is suitable for three turbines.”

Public exhibitions will be held on Tuesday, May 1, at Tetney Village Hall from 1pm to 7pm and at North Thoresby Village Hall between 10am and 3pm on Wednesday, May 2.

Source:  Lincolnshire Echo, www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk 28 April 2012

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

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter