Navitus Bay wind park developers, Eneco, faced a torrent of criticism at a packed public meeting held by…
The wind farms row continues to intensify around the Navitus Bay development but local hoteliers who would be most affected by a drop in tourism are showing their support.
Wind power is being promoted due to future worries about not being unable to import foreign fuels, this has greatly influenced the demand for investments in ‘home grown’ energy in order to guarantee security and independence for the future. Wind turbines are one of the most controversial environmental subjects around at the moment. Renewable energy policies have come under attack recently, yet huge growth spurts of wind farms are occurring all over the country. So if it is such a controversial energy source why are wind farms are still being built?
With the response to the first public consultation being described as 'mixed', The Breaker spoke to an Eneco spokesperson about the exhibitions, the opposition, and plans for the future.
Proposed plans for an offshore wind energy park along the Dorset coast have raised concerns over the possible…