Stephen Ramsden: Focus on wind energy

Long before much of the farming world had acknowledged the benefits of renewable energy, Stephen Ramsden and his family took the plunge of installing a small wind turbine on their Yorkshire Dales farm. Whilst the financial incentive of such a system might be sufficient for many, Stephen firmly believes that livestock farmers have an opportunity to reduce their carbon footprint by undertaking a renewable energy project. His contribution is a wind turbine that can produce around 11,000kW of energy per annum, equivalent to about 50%of his household requirements. In this case study, Stephen talks of the ease with which the project was undertaken and his numerous motivations for investing in renewable energy.

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