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The Department does not produce forecasts for wind generation over the next 10 years. Scenarios on future growth of wind farms are being made as part of the renewables energy strategy consultation document which is due for publication later this summer and will appear on the BERR website.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many applications for establishment of wind farm sites he (a) received, (b) accepted and (c) rejected in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement. 
(a) Three applications in respect of onshore wind farms (Llanbadarn Fynydd, Llaithddu and Llandinam) and three applications for offshore wind farms (Gunfleet Sands II, Ormonde and Humber Gateway) have been received by BERR. In addition, the Secretary of State has received the Inspector's report on the appeal in respect of a wind farm adjacent to the Alcan Smelter, Lynemouth. That case will be jointly determined with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
(b) Three applications for onshore wind farms (Fullabrook Down, Keadby and Tween Bridge) and three applications for offshore wind farms (Teesside, Walney and Gunfleet Sands II) have been granted consent by the Secretary of State.
(c) No applications have been refused consent by the Secretary of State. One application for an onshore wind farm (Orby Marsh) was withdrawn by the developer.