Tag Archive for 'wind farms'

Onshore wind farms have a role to play in funding community projects

December 19th, 2012 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

Energy Secretary Edward Davey said that UK communities that host onshore wind farms could benefit from reduced electricity bills and investment in local infrastructure. The comments in September 2012 came alongside the launch of a call for evidence aimed at ensuring that communities secured financial, social and environmental benefit from hosting onshore wind farms. The […]

Habitat provided by sea wind farms can enhance some fish populations

April 13th, 2012 by Technical University of Denmark

The first Danish study into how one of the worlds largest wind farms affects marine life is now completed. It shows that the wind turbines and the fish live quite happily together. Indeed some species of fish have actually increased in number. As work is just beginning on Denmark’s newest and so far largest offshore […]