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Public can get insight into wind farms

PUBLISHED: 10:02 10 June 2008 | UPDATED: 11:12 03 July 2010

WIND farms across Norfolk and Suffolk will be open to the public this weekend to celebrate European wind day.

The turbine at Ness Point in Lowestoft, the Scroby Sands farm off the Yarmouth coast, the Swaffham Ecotech centre and North Pickenham wind farm will all be open on Saturday and Sunday as part of the Europe-wide event.

WIND farms across Norfolk and Suffolk will be open to the public this weekend to celebrate European wind day.

The turbine at Ness Point in Lowestoft, the Scroby Sands farm off the Yarmouth coast, the Swaffham Ecotech centre and North Pickenham wind farm will all be open on Saturday and Sunday as part of the Europe-wide event.

Representatives from SLP Energy, the Energy Savings Trust and Suffolk - Creating the Greenest County, will be at Ness Point in Lowestoft on Sunday from 11am to 5pm to answer any questions about wind power and to provide useful energy-saving ideas and information. The other venues will be open from 10am to 4pm on both days.

SLP Energy communications manager Kerry-Leigh Gauntt said: “Wind energy day 2008 is set to be a huge success across the country and we are looking forward to welcoming visitors to the most easterly wind turbine in the UK.”

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