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Welsh government's £48k wind turbine in 'wrong place'

A wind turbine that cost the Welsh government £48,000 to buy but has generated an average of just £5 worth of electricity per month is in the wrong place, according to a energy expert.

The turbine has been at its Aberystwyth office since it was built in 2009.

It was one of several features that contributed to the building being rated "excellent" in an independent assessment of its sustainability.

The Welsh government said the turbine had mechanical problems.

Paul Burrell, from Anemos Renewables in Machynlleth, Ceredigion, which installs small and medium-sized wind turbines, spoke to Mai Davies.

Turbine's £5 electricity a month

  • 07 Nov 2013
  • From the section Wales
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