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Farmers flock to Kinetica small-wind opportunity - 20 Feb 2012 - News from BusinessGreen

Contrary to popular belief, rural interest in wind turbine technologies is currently soaring, according to one of the UK's leading green entrepreneurs. Speaking to BusinessGreen , Peter Darwell, former boss of independent energy firm Economy Power, which was sold to E.ON in 2005, and chairman of three renewable energy developers, said his latest venture is expanding rapidly on the back of huge demand for wind energy projects from farmers, landowners and businesses. FURTHER READING Updated: Small wind sector predicts big problems if government slashes incentives National Trust rejects chairman's anti-wind power comments Kinetica Energy has adapted the so-called free solar model to the small-wind-turbine sector, leasing suitable land to install turbines with between 1kW and 500kW of capacity which then qualify for the government's feed-in tariff incentive scheme. "We do all ...

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