A couple of weeks back we ran a story on the Bavarian government’s new mandatory setback rule (10 times the height: 10-H) which, with turbines towering 200m, means a minimum distance of 2km from homes. In closely settled Bavaria that rule spells the end for hundreds of proposed projects; and, coupled with the German government’s recently imposed cap on new wind power capacity, the beginning of the end for the wind industry in Bavaria and beyond.
In a ‘time-for-Stein’ moment, the Bavarian High Court has just held in favour of, no doubt, delighted Bavarians that the 10-H rule is constitutional.
Major Blow To Wind Power … Bavaria’s Highest Court Upholds 10H Rule! Shoots Down Industrialization Of Idyllic Landscape
No Tricks Zone
9 May 2016
Environmental sanity prevails
Bavaria’s highest constitutional court (Verfassungsgerichtshof) has just…
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