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Tom, Carolyn and Vijay at the wind turbine site.

Tom, Carolyn and Vijay at the wind turbine site.

A wind monitoring mast has been installed at the site of the proposed PEDAL and Greener Leith wind turbines. The equipment will monitor both wind speed and wind direction at 50 metres and 60 metres over 12 months to help us get a better idea of the wind resource, energy yield and likely income from the turbines. Information is sent by email from the mast daily to the contractor, Kona, who will the provide monthly reports. This information will assist with applications for finance.

We’ve begun meeting with local groups to discuss the project and have more meetings planned in the near future.Volunteers from PEDAL and Greener Leith and staff from Scene Consulting (pictured) visited the site on 3rd of June to meet with the Community Council there and to see the installation being completed. The area had already largely been felled of commercial timber by the landowner’s forestry contractors. Additional trees felled for the installation will be replaced by new tree planting at another local site.

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