Energy co-op gets go-ahead

The Torrance Farm Community Wind Energy project near Harthill is set to become the largest community-owned wind farm in the UK, following the granting of planning permission by...

Development partner Energy4All will help set up the co-operative that will build, own and operate the wind turbines, which will create enough green energy to power 5,600 homes a year.

Energy4All Chief Executive Marna McMillin commented: “The support we’ve received from the local community has been fantastic. Our next step will be to form the co-op and put together a detailed prospectus that will describe the project to potential members. Once a share issue is underway, individuals will be invited to invest between £250 and £20,000.” 

• Energy4All has a register open for potential members to register their interest. For more details visit: www.energy4all.co.uk.

 

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