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Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 9th March 2015.

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Photo of James Paice James Paice Conservative, South East Cambridgeshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, what guidance he has provided to planning authorities on the relevance of amplitude modulation in applications for land-based wind turbines in advance of the review of evidence on wind turbine amplitude modulation his Department is appointing acoustics experts to conduct.

Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Minister of State (Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Minister of State for Portsmouth, The Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Holding answer received on 06 March 2015

DECC officials intend to issue an invitation to tender shortly, in order to appoint acoustics experts to review the evidence on wind turbine amplitude modulation (AM) with a view to providing advice on how appropriate AM thresholds might be set in planning conditions.

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