Press release

Green light for Lincolnshire wind project

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Ecotricity have been granted permission by Government to construct a 66MW wind farm in East Heckington, Lincolnshire.

Press Notice: 13/015

Ecotricity have been granted permission by Government to construct a 66MW wind farm in East Heckington, Lincolnshire.

The developer estimates that the turbines will provide enough electricity to power the equivalent of as many as 39,700 homes a year.

A Department of Energy and Climate Change spokesman said:

“Onshore wind has an important role to play as part of a balanced energy mix. This development will enhance our energy security and help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”

Notes for editors:

1.The decision letter, the consent and the Planning Inspector`s Report are available on the Energy Infrastructure website.