Plans to erect five windfarm masts - each 126 metres high - on land next to the village of Fenrother in Northumberland are up for discussion later today.
The county council previously received 900 objections and rejected the plans.
The company behind the bid, Energiekontor, are appealing this decision, and a public enquiry starts at Morpeth Town Hall this morning.
Opponents of the proposed Follions Farm wind turbine have shown its size in comparison with the Angel of the North and Berwick Town Hall.
Residents in Callaly north of Rothbury in Northumberland are meeting this evening to discuss plans for a new wind turbine at Follions Farm. Parish councillor Richard Bateson has organised a local referendum so people in the area can say how they want their councillors to vote.
A firm on Tyneside expects to create one thousand engineering jobs by 2014.
Offshore Group Newcastle, in Wallsend, has received a government grant to make a prototype of a new foundation for offshore wind turbines.
OGN then hopes to build a factory on North Tyneside to mass produce the new technology.
The black and yellow structures in the artist's impressions are the wind turbine 'jackets' which the company produces.