Re-thinking NIMBYism – Executive Summary
The NI Executive has set a target to achieve 40% of electricity generation from renewable sources by 2020.
As a result, the number of renewable energy developments in rural areas has grown significantly in the past decade. In order to achieve the Executive’s target more large scale renewable energy projects will need to be developed. The siting of large scale renewable energy technology (RET) has become a divisive issue in some communities.