05 / Severndale Wind Turbine, Tidenham, Gloucestershire

Update

Planning permission was granted by The Forest of Dean district council in August 2015. We hope to launch a share offer for this project in 2016 for the community benefit society.

LOCATION: The site is located between the A48 and the Newport to Gloucester railway line, on land at Severndale Farm, Tidenham, opposite Hanley Court Business Park.

TURBINE TYPE: Like the installed community turbine at St Briavels, this proposal is for a single 500kW wind turbine with a maximum hub height of 60m and a maximum blade tip of 87m. The project is designed to help meet local energy needs whilst minimising environmental impacts and maximising local economic benefits.

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Wind turbine exceeding early target for community fund donations

Community projects within St Briavels and environs have received £17,283 from the St Briavels Wind Turbine Community Fund, based on operation of the Great Dunkilns Wind Turbine since commissioning in January 2013 to the end of September 2014.

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£14,000 donated to date!

The Great Dunkilns 500kW community wind turbine has delivered a total community donation pot of £14000 based on just over a year of operation. The project is also already providing returns to its 400+ community investors who crowd funded the development in place of traditional bank finance.

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Records Broken!

February broke all records for wind speed and the turbine produced 160% of its expected output.

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