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Chief Minister says wind farm ditch may have future implications

Sat, 02 Aug 2014


Shelving a wind farm development in the Irish Sea could have a future impact on the Isle of Man.

That's according to the Chief Minister, who says he wants to know the detail behind Celtic Array's decision to pull out.

DONG Energy and Centrica, who operate as Celtic Array, have now terminated their seabed rights - a decision that's reported to have cost them £40 million.

It's come as a relief to many - including the Steam Packet Company - which said it had concerns sea links could have been affected.

Allan Bell says it's now something the Island needs to monitor closely:

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