With public opinion still divided on if wind farms are a blot on the landscape, an increase in turbines could be seen after the government overturned the 2016 decision to reintroduce subsidies for on shore projects.

With onshore capacity at a 10 year low and many manufacturers and supplies having gone out of business it might be a challenge but with the climate crisis at the for front of many peoples thoughts this could be an excellent opportunity for landowners that previously failed to make the numbers stack up.

There would still be many obstacles to overcome as planning consent would still be required with local communities supporting the application, along with the £100,000-£500,000 upfront costs however with the government backed guaranteed energy price the returns become much more appealing.

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