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World’s biggest wind farm planned for off south coast of England

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The world’s biggest wind farm is being planned off England’s south coast.

Military radar deal paves way for more wind farms across Britain
In 2010, the Crown Estate, which manages the sea bed off Britain’s coastline, held an auction to develop large scale, offshore wind farms around the UK Photo: REX FEATURES

The development comprises 200 turbines, each the height of a skyscraper and spread over an area the size of Glasgow.

The planned wind farm, which is three to four times bigger than any previously built, is expected to earn its Dutch owners Eneco more than a quarter of a billion pounds a year in subsidies alone.

The scheme has already attracted widespread criticism with opponents claiming it will ruin coastal views for generations to come. The Royal Yacht Squadron, the world’s most prestigious sailing club whose patron is the Queen and which is headed by the Duke of Edinburgh, is also orchestrating a campaign against it.

It fears the…

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