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Journal TitlePleanail : journal of the Irish Planning Institute
Article TitleTopical planning issues affecting wind energy development in Ireland
AuthorO'Neill, Aiden
Editor(s)Lynch, Eoghan
DateAutumn 2012
Note(s)Government policy mandates that 40% of all electricity consumption must be met from renewable sources by 2020. The author sets out the challenges facing the wind energy sector as it attempts to contribute to this target, using examples of failed planning applications to show the difficulties encountered.
Subject(s)wind power ; renewable energy resources ; planning permission ; planning control ; environmental impact ; nature conservation ; landscape protection ; wind farms
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