The final turbines are being installed at an offshore windfarm in the Thames Estuary. Phase two of the Kentish Flats scheme off the coast near Whitstable is almost complete. A total of forty five wind turbines could power seventy five thousand homes each year. Tom Savvides talks to project director Matthew Green and Gunnar Groebler from the company Vattenfall.
Windfarms: a new report says they may be good for the environment; but when it comes to house prices for properties in their immediate vicinity, then they certainly are not good. We've been to the site of England's largest onshore windfarm, opened by Ed Miliband, on the Romney Marsh.
Developers have announced they've pulled out of proposals for five wind turbines on the Isle of Wight. The Dorset based company - Infinergy - had appealed against a decision by Isle of Wight planners to reject the Vectis Wind Farm. Each wind turbine would have stood 100 metres high.
Approval has been given to extend the wind farm off the Kent coast. The decision by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change means between 10 and 17 turbines will be put up. The Kentish Flats are just over six miles from Whitstable.
Plans for a massive wind-turbine factory, creating 16 hundred jobs, have been given approval. It's the latest development in what has been a momentous week for the economy of Kent.
Danish firm Vestas, the world's biggest producer of wind turbines, plans to build the plant - the size of 93 football pitches - at the Port of Sheerness.
It's a welcome boost for the Isle of Sheppey, which has been hit by the loss of several major employers, and it follows news of potential massive investment in Kent by the nuclear power industry.