Local Planning Authority
Darlington Borough Council

Site Status
Planning permission was granted by Darlington Borough Council planning committee on 19 October 2011. The decision issued was 30 January 2012. Preliminary site investigation work (SI) is now complete and construction work began in late 2016.

Number of Turbines

Tip Height
125 metres

Electricity Generation Capacity
2 – 2.5 MW per turbine

Lifetime of Wind Farm
25 years plus 12 months for construction and decommissioning

• Potential to substantially contribute to UK targets for renewable electricity generation in line with the Government’s aims
• An indigenous, secure and reliable source of energy at a time of rising international energy prices and increasing instability of supply
• Significant investment in the local economy during construction of the wind farm, with opportunities for employment
• Provide long term income to agricultural businesses, supporting farm diversification
• Establishment of a community development fund targeted at addressing the causes and effects of fuel poverty in local communities

Contact Details
Name: Lewis Stokes

Lambs Hill and Moor House Community Newsletter, November 2012
Moor House Newsletter, June 2011
Moor House Non Technical Summary, September 2009

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