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James Small

SUMMARY

Name: James Small
Location: Banbridge
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 111,526.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 8/10/2013-31/08/2014

PROJECT SUMMARY

To erect a secondhand reconditioned 100kW wind turbine at the proposed site in order to improve the profitability and sustainability of the farm business

BACKGROUND

The applicant, James Small, owned a large dairy farm in Banbridge. Eager to establish an additional revenue stream for the farm, he located a site on his land that would be ideal for the erection of a 100kW turbine due to the degree of turbulence and exposure. Estimates suggested that the turbine could generate an income of £28,000 and would also reduce the carbon footprint of the farm.

ACTIVITIES

DRAP funding enabled James Small to purchase and erect a 100kW wind turbine on his farm.