Small-scale wind farming

McLaren, Carol
August 2006
Farmers Weekly;8/25/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 8, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Ayrshire, Scotland-based green energy company Proven Energy to recruit 3000 farmers for a windcrofting project that will involve mini-wind farms. There will be a 50% decrease in the electricity bills of farmers who will participate in the scheme. Small scale wind farming will not interfere in the landscape. The expected life span of wind turbines is 25 years. INSET: RABBIT FLU CAUSE OF FARMER DEATH.


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