The Bournemouth Daily Echo are reporting this morning that permission to build a
wand wind farm off the coast of the Isle of Wight has today been approved.
There are nine zones that have received approval around the UK.
These include sites in the Irish Sea, the Bristol Channel, the Moray Firth, the Firth of Forth, off the coast of Norfolk and of course off the Isle of Wight.
It’s thought that construction could begin by 2013-2015 as part of a £100 billion Government strategy to boost renewable power.
It’s thought that electricity generated within these off-shore wind farms could meet the needs of more than a quarter of the UK’s electricity consumption
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