Transfer of Power: the Energy Act 2016 and Wind Farms

June 8, 2016

Following a request from Lexis PSL, Megan Thomas provides comment on the impact of the Energy Act 2016 on large onshore wind farms and the impact of the changes which will see the decision making process devolved from central government to local planning authorities. Megan also outlines the key considerations for the local authorities when deciding to grant permission and the longer-term implications for developers.

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This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Planning on 6 June 2016. Click for a free trial of Lexis®PSL.