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Wind Power

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 170390, tabled on 4 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of requiring onshore windfarm developers to offer property owners within a set proximity to a windfarm the option of having their property purchased at market value by those developers.

Answered on

13 September 2018

We have no plans at this time to bring forward legislative proposals to compensate residents for loss of property value.

Answered by

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy