Queens Dock Wind Turbine in Swansea approved


Queen's Dock Wind Turbine in Swansea has been given the go ahead. In her report the Planning Inspector states that "the turbine would be satisfactorily incorporated into its surroundings". The turbine, a state-of-the-art medium scale machine with an installed capacity of 500kW and a blade tip height of 77m, is to be situated at Queen's Dock in the Port of Swansea. The applicant is ABP Swansea; Infinergy has acted as the agent on this project. The electricity generated by the turbine will be used for Port operations with any excess fed into the local grid network.



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