Construction complete ahead of schedule at Sommette wind farm, France

Working as owner’s engineer for John Laing Group plc, Natural Power has successfully completed the construction phase of the Sommette wind farm in Picarde, Northern France. Total installed capacity for the Sommette wind farm is 21.6 MW from nine Nordex N117/2400 turbines, each with capacity of 2.4 MW. The project benefits from a 15-year feed in tariff. Baptiste Durand, Construction Manager at Natural Power in France, said: “Sommette wind farm is a typical French project, where Natural Power’s experts can help the project owner successfully through the construction phase, and…

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“The Government will continue to fail clean air targets if it ignores construction site emissions,” London’s former Deputy Mayor for Environment urges

Following the UK Government losing its third court case after being told it must tackle illegal levels of pollution due to its “seriously flawed” approach, Matthew Pencharz highlights the role that construction sites are playing in pollution London. 28 February 2018: As the Government’s current policy to tackle the growing problem of air pollution is declared “unlawful” in another High Court ruling, Matthew Pencharz, former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment, has urged ministers to re-evaluate their construction practices in their efforts to clear this dirty urban air. “The Government…

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“Cleaner construction practices are vital to tackle toxic air,” former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment urges at EHS 2018

With around 50,000 UK deaths a year related to poor air quality and the World Health Organisation estimating that pollution costs £54 billion annually, Matthew Pencharz is highlighting the role of construction sites and temporary power generators Coventry. 7 February 2018: As the 2018 Executive Hire Show (EHS) takes place in Coventry, Matthew Pencharz, the former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment and current director of Off Grid Energy, is addressing why it is integral for building sites to manage cleaner, renewable energy on-site in the UK. Warning that we…

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