Harberton Village Website, South Devon


Scheme Abandoned
No appeal was lodged within the 6-month deadline because the development company Infinergy considered this to be commercially too risky and withdrew from the scheme.

Wind Turbines Related Links
(re Luscombe X wind turbine proposal)
This planning application was refused by SHDC Development Management Committee on 13/2/13.
Planning appeals have a 6-month deadline.

Luscombe Cross wind turbines proposal Update (23/8/13)
TRESOC issued a press release on 21/8/13 in which it was announced that after 6 months of deliberation concerning a possible appeal and consideration of an application for a single 77m turbine on the site their commercial partner Infinergy had decided that the commercial risk was too high and the proposal would not be moving forward. The full press release can be downloaded here as a pdf file: http://www.tresoc.co.uk/documents/press-release-aug-2013.pdf

Decision Day for Luscombe X Wind Turbines Planning Application Wednesday 13th February
"The above planning application is being presented to the SHDC Development Management Committee on 13 February 2013. The meeting starts at 1.00pm in the Council Chamber, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon. TQ9 5NE. Please note the change in committee start time."
This is a public meeting and members of the public will be admitted to the Council Chamber from 12.45pm. Space will be limited so early arrival is advised for those intending to attend.
The Agenda for the meeting is now available on the (new) SHDC website at http://gosslive.southhams.gov.uk/article/4141/Item-7-Planning-Applications---13th-February-2013, as is also the SHDC Case Officer's 69-page report (a downloadable PDF file) including the recommendation to be put to the meeting. The link to download this report directly is http://gosslive.southhams.gov.uk/CHttpHandler.ashx?id=3971&p=0.

TRESOC (Totnes Renewable Energy Society)
Totnes Community Wind Farm
SHOCT (community group opposed to proposal)
Discussion page on Harbertonford.org
Olly Frankland's community energy blog