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Hockerton community turbine declares dividend (June 2011)

Sustainable Hockerton's 225kW wind turbine has returned a 5% dividend to investors on its first year of operation. It will also pay £3,000 to a community fund.

It started operation on 26 January 2010 and was officially opened by Alan Simpson MP in March 2010. In its first 11 months it produced 239,358kWh electricity.

Further details at See also our pro-wind campaign page.