North Devon Wind Farm Plan

An energy company wants to build up to 270 turbines just off the N Devon coast

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There's concern that one of the world's largest wind farms planned for the North Devon coast could seriously damage tourism and destroy the area's natural beauty.

The energy company RWE N Power wants to build up to 270 turbines, 180 metres high and 8 and a half miles offshore.

Public to comment on turbine plans

Building the Atlantic Array would involve installing up to 278 turbines off the North Devon Coast. Credit: ITV Westcountry

The public have a week left to give their comments on controversial plans for a huge windfarm off the North Devon coast.

If built, the Atlantic Array would see up to 278 turbines installed less than 10 miles offshore.

The proposals have been met with widespread opposition but developers RWE hope to make a formal a planning application before the end of the year.

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