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Wind Turbine Case settles and Wind Turbine Bill progresses through Parliament

Date: January 26th
Author: Kate Metcalfe

A landmark private nuisance case against a wind farm has reached an out-of-court settlement.  The settlement terms, reached, without a court decision, is strictly confidential.  This has been welcomed by wind turbine owners operators and developers who might have faced further claims if a publicly available court ruling had been made.

The Wind Turbines (Minimum Distances from Residential Premises) Bill, which has been introduced to address the increasing number of complaints against onshore wind turbines, is currently being reviewed by the House of Lords. The Bill will provide a minimum distance that wind turbines must be located away from residential premises.

The company commercial team at Myers Lister Price solicitors advise a range of clients in the energy sector – established and innovative high growth companies in wind turbine, solar power and other green energy initiatives.  We also advise on energy supply agreements for commercial and industrial users of energy.

For more information on how we can help you with all aspects of business law please contact our commercial Solicitors, at Myers Lister Price Solicitors on 0845 0738 445 or info@mlpsolicitors.co.uk



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