company's controversial plans go on display
electricity company Ecotricity is to hold an open day next week
where its controversial proposals for five new wind turbines in
West Huntspill will go on display.
The exhibition on the 'Black Ditch' project is being held on Tuesday
11th May at Balliol Village Hall, Church Road in West Huntspill
between 12pm and 7pm.
Photomontages will be on display to give an impression of what
the windmills will look like from various locations in the area.
will also be other information on the proposal available, including
the detailed environmental studies that have already been carried
out, how the site was selected, how wind power technology works,
and how it helps combat the climate change.
will allow local residents to see and hear about the latest details
of the plans for themselves, and to find out more about wind power
in general. Members of the Ecotricity team will be on-hand to
answer any questions," Ecotricity spokesman Mike Cheshire
If approved by district council planners, the wind farm generate
enough electricity for the equivalent of over 7,810 homes and
save over 11,000 tonnes of CO2 going into the atmosphere each
Local residents who are unable to make the open day can find more
information and submit comments via Ecotrocity's website here.
residents have held several well-attended public meetings where
opposition to the plans has been expressed.