Positive News UK: The Bristol community building England’s largest wind turbine

  • Posted: 22 Jul 2022

Thrive’s Managing Director, Matthew, discusses this landmark project, the power of community energy and why onshore wind should be used to help end the UK’s dependence on dirty fossil fuels.

A community group in one of England’s most deprived areas has overcome tough planning laws to build a wind turbine that will produce enough clean electricity to power close to 3,000 homes. It will also bring in £100k annually for community projects. How did they do it?

In our latest article with Positive News UK, you can read more about Thrive’s work with Ambition Lawrence Weston – the pioneering community group behind England’s largest wind turbine – and why it should act as a shining light for other communities across the UK who want to follow suit.