A wind farm proposed by Century Steels in South Yorkshire was also thrown out following an appeal. A public inquiry heard Brian Moss's case to build 13 turbines on Pennine moorland near Penistone, but the planning inspector ruled that the scheme would be "visually disruptive" in the landscape. At one point, earlier in the planning process, the project had appeared close to receiving the go-ahead, but after a change of heart the local authority rejected the plan. The project had been selected for a power purchase contract under NFFO-2, the second round of the UK's support programme for renewables.
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