Windfarms: Why turbines mean business
5 September 2013 Last updated at 12:43 BST
A BBC poll has found 67% of people surveyed want more windfarms.
Currently there are 4000 wind turbines in the UK, providing energy for 2.4 million households.
With the rising cost of energy bills, the government is being urged to continue offering subsides to the renewable energy industry in order to encourage more growth in the sector.
Phil Mackie meets the country's first wind 'baron'.