UK Scientists Seek to Make Wind Turbines 'Invisible'

25 per cent of objections to wind farm proposals have been from radar operators.

Published: 12-Mar-2004

SCIENTISTS from QinetiQ in Malvern are using stealth aircraft technology to design wind turbines that are invisible to radar.

The Malvern-based research centre has been given funding from the Department of Trade and Industry to find ways of making the giant generators less of a nuisance.

The money has been matched by QinetiQ itself and by NOI Scotland Ltd, a company which makes turbine blades.

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