Yorkshire Windpower to file application to re-power Ovenden Moor wind farm
The application, which will be submitted to Calderdale Council on December 18, 2008, will call for the current scheme, consisting of 23 turbines generating 9.2MW of power, to be replaced by 10 turbines generating up to 23MW. The new scheme, if approved, would be capable of producing enough power for almost 13,000 homes and displacing the emission of over 22,000 tonnes of CO2 every year. Elizabeth Ambrose, project developer at E.ON, said: "The turbines at Ovenden have been supplying reliable, clean, green power for over 15 years now. But the fact of the matter is that turbine technology has moved on and we can now produce twice as much power with half as many turbines, which makes sense to us and will hopefully make sense to the council as well."