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Wind trouble

As Nimbyism becomes more rife, getting permission to build wind generators is becoming increasingly difficult. But über-green Bill Dunster, of BedZed fame, has come up with a clever wheeze. On the Jubilee Wharf mixed-use project in Penryn, Cornwall, Dunster wanted four sizeable generators on the quayside but knew he would have trouble getting permission. So, he explained, ‘I originally drew flagpoles, and then made them more and more turbine-like’. He is unrepentant ...

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