The blades will be used for six 125-metre tall turbines at the Hallburn Wind Farm.Read the full story ›
Residents in Oughterside near Aspatria have received an apology from Allerdale Council after a wind turbine was put up close to their homes.
Nineteen objections to its location were ignored during the planning process. Chief Executive Ian Frost has apologised for faults made during the planning process. A public apology will be read out at a meeting of the Development Panel in Workington today.
Plans for a wind farm close to the border between Scotland and England at Carter Bar have been ditched, following strong opposition.Read the full story ›
Plans to replace 12 turbines on Kirkby Moor with 6 bigger ones are proving controversial.Read the full story ›
Plans to replace 12 wind turbines on Kirkby Moor in South Cumbria with 6 larger ones have met fierce opposition.
RWE Innogy says the 20-year old wind farm needs upgrading, but conservationists argue they will be too visible from the Lake District National Park.
They say the Site of Special Scientific Interest isn't right for the proposed new turbines.
Plans to build 15 new wind turbines in the Scottish Borders have been submitted for consultation.
The renewable energy company, Banks Renewable, has asked for permission to build the wind farm at Birneyknowe between Hawick and Bonchester Bridge.
The company has been consulting with locals for almost two years.
It claims the turbines could be worth about £300,000 a year to local communities if they're given the go ahead.
A man from Dumfries and Galloway says the decision to approve three wind turbines near his home could have a serious impact on his health.
Ashley Merdicks has a rare form of skin cancer, made worse he says, from the stress caused by a wind turbine application 600 metres away from his house.
Today Dumfries and Galloway Council approved the proposal.
Fiona McIlwraith reports.
Dumfries and Galloway man says turbine application is 'making cancer worse'Read the full story ›
Plans to build the biggest wind turbines in Cumbria will have to be debated at a public inquiry.
The Government has decided that the issue is so sensitive that the final decision can no longer rest with councillors in South Lakeland, who had originally approved the scheme.
If they finally go ahead the turbines would be built in a strip of land between two national parks.
Tim Backshall reports.
A proposal to build the tallest wind turbines in Cumbria will go to a public inquiry.
They would be 132 metres high, the height of the viewing platform at the top of Blackpool Tower.
The turbines would stand near Killington Lake, between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.
Tim Backshall reports: