The Mail Online report:

A wind turbine built with £48,000 of taxpayers’ money has been producing so little electricity it will take more than 400 years to repay the bill, it emerged yesterday.

Despite being in a windy, coastal town, the 60ft structure was built in a sheltered valley and managed to generate only an average of £5 worth of electricity a month.

Now critics have branded the scheme  ‘an obscenely expensive vanity project’.

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