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SNH Commissioned Report 591: Research and guidance on restoration and decommissioning of onshore wind farms

SNH Commissioned Report 591: Research and guidance on restoration and decommissioning of onshore wind farms

This study provides research and guidance on the restoration and decommissioning of onshore wind farms. The key research areas were as follows: - the potential impacts on the natural heritage of infrastructure being left in situ or removed; - the criteria that determine when infrastructure will/should be removed, or otherwise; - options and requirements for infrastructure removal techniques; - options for reuse of any existing infrastructure with and without removal; and - case study examples of current restoration practices and decommissioning proposals

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Format : 104 pages; 10MB
Published in 2013

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