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Onshore Wind Policy Statement



1. Recent reports - such as the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit's "Blown Away" - point out that average turbine sizes in other European countries are growing, quoting an average EU nameplate capacity of 2.2 MW, and 3.3 MW for turbines in Sweden.

2. Current Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) guidelines require aviation lighting for any structure over 150 metres in height. Further information on their policy in this regard is available on the CAA website.