Wind Generation Appeals Update

    View Authors January 2016

    Please find attached our summary of wind generation appeal decisions issued between 9 and 22 December 2015.

    Some facts for you in relation to the summary:

    • 12 decisions have been issued during this time, 3 of which were allowed
    • 9 related to single turbine projects, 2 of which were allowed
    • 2 related to two turbine schemes, one of which was allowed
    • There was one larger scheme, which was dismissed.

    With regards to the English decisions, decisions are noting the WMS as a material consideration, with one Inspector noting that the failure to meet the transitional provision of the WMS a the ‘tipping point’.

    If you would like to discuss any of the decisions or any renewable energy projects that you are involved with, please do not hesitate to call me.

    If you have any colleagues or contacts that would like to receive future copies of our summary, please let me know.