Wind Power: Planning Permission
Energy and Climate Change
Andrew Stephenson (Pendle, Conservative)
Charles Hendry (Minister of State (Renewable Energy), Energy and Climate Change; Wealden, Conservative)
In Lancashire between 2007 and 2011, seven planning applications for onshore wind turbines were approved by the relevant local planning authority (42 MW); two further applications were approved on appeal having been initially refused (43 MW); and two were refused (54 MW), including one on appeal (50 MW).