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New Wind Turbine in Cornwall

Wind Turbine2010 saw many huge wind power projects in the UK being completed and by mid-2011, the UK was ranked as the world’s 8th largest producer of wind power. Within the UK, wind power is the 2nd source of renewable energy after biomass and is expected to continue growing in the future.

A wind turbine has been installed by the St Eval Candle Company near its base in Wadebridge.

The 10kw Aircon wine turbine measures 18 metres high and was installed at the end of November, at the company’s Great Engollan Farm premises.

The wind turbine, which was installed by company, Natural Generation, is believed to be the first of its kind that has been installed in the UK,

Mike Field, Natural Generation Managing Director, said, “This is the quietest most technologically advance MCS approved turbine in its class, we are very happy with the longevity of this turbine, which has been in operation on the continent since 2004.”

The wind turbine is part of a wider conservation plan, being put into place by the St Eval Candle Company.
Managing Director of St Eval Candle Company, said “We are delighted to see the wind turbine up and working so well,

“We are looking forward to continuing with the project with the next phase seeing tree planting and the restoration of the old Mill pond which dates back to the 17th Century.”