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PPS 18 Planning Guidance

Posted on: October 21st, 2010

Planning Policy Statement 18 Renewable Energy Preamble The Department of the Environment (the Department) is responsible for planning control in Northern Ireland. The Planning Service, an Agency within the Department, administers its planning functions. The Department of Finance and Personnel …]
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Siting Turbines Near to Public Roads and Railways

Posted on: March 11th, 2009

FromPPS18 A85. Applicants are advised to consult at an early stage with DRD Roads Service for development affecting public roads. In the case of railway lines consultation should take place with Translink. A86. Although wind turbines erected in accordance with …]
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Noise from Wind Turbines

Posted on: February 11th, 2009

Noise is a Minor Problem Today It is interesting to note that the sound emission levels for all new Danish turbine designs tend to cluster around the same values. This seems to indicate that the gains due to new designs …]
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Shadow Flicker from Wind Turbines

Posted on: February 4th, 2009

Wind turbines, like other tall structures will cast a shadow on the neighbouring area when the sun is visible. If you live very close to the wind turbine, it may be annoying if the rotor blades chop the sunlight, causing …]
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