Lawther welcomes wind farm development

Alliance Sustainability spokesperson Councillor Alan Lawther has welcomed the announcement that a wind farm near Pomeroy in County Tyrone has received planning approval. The £22 million Gaelectric wind farm will create 20 construction jobs and will produce 15 megawatts of energy.

Cllr Alan Lawther said: “This wind farm will further demonstrate the benefits from investing in renewable energy. Construction jobs will be created and our dependency on green house gas emitting fossil fuels is further reduced

“Gaelectric have done a lot in the renewable energy sector, but this is just an individual example. It is time that the Executive takes decisive action and implements a green new deal to provide a strategy for making substantial increases in increasing renewable energy production, building energy efficiency and all while creating jobs.


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