Think Location for renewable energy generation

When looking for potential sites to place a wind farm there are many factors to take into consideration. For example where are the highest wind speeds? Where are these locations in relation to public places and animal habitats? Where is the power requirement? How long will the cable need to be? Will the site be visible? Will we get planning permission?

The questions may seem endless but the answers are in sight. The postcard below shows how GIS can help answer all these questions…


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