2020 Renewables gets cold shoulder for 25.3-MW wind scheme in UK
Sep 26, 2013 - The 25.3-MW Loch Hill wind farm proposal of British company 2020 Renewables was turned down by the Scottish Dumfries and Galloway Council, the BBC said on Wednesday.
The developer intended to install 11 turbines on a site near St John's Town of Dalry in southern Scotland. Dumfries and Galloway Council’s planning officials had previously recommended the scheme for approval but over 50 objections were raised against it on concerns that the wind park would ruin the landscape.
2020 Renewables will now assess its options, the BBC cited managing director Alan Baker as saying.
In July, the UK firm applied for planning approval with the Inverclyde Council for a wind park of up to 30 MW in Scotland. If constructed, it is expected to generate enough power for 18,500 households and offset 34,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
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