Press release

Update of UK Shadow Flicker evidence base

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

In November 2010, DECC commissioned consultants Parsons Brinckerhoff to produce a report to update the government’s evidence base on shadow flicker.

In November 2010, DECC commissioned consultants Parsons Brinckerhoff to produce a report to update the government’s evidence base on shadow flicker - the flickering effect caused when rotating wind turbine blades periodically cast shadows over neighbouring properties as they turn, through constrained openings such as windows.

The report has now been published: