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Wind V. Coal
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"The trouble with wind farms is that they have a very large spatial footprint for a piddling little bit of electricity. You would need 8oo turbines to produce the output of a coal-fired power station."
Sir Martin Holgate, Chief Scientist at the Department of the Environment of the British Government - October 2004
Death by a Thousand Turbines
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Monthly Archives: April 2011
The Scotsman has reported that Alex Salmond’s Plans for 100% Renewables has been suggested as not only unattainable but also undesirable. Scotsman Report 29.04.11 Headlines in the Scotsman on the 28th were “Not so Bonnie Scotland” and questionned whether Scotland’s 2020 green … Continue reading
Denise Davis of the Druimba-sayno campiagn had a worrying night after a massive fire which came within seventy metres of her home. Some ten sq miles of the North Balmacaan Estate from Loch Gorm, the local SSI and right up … Continue reading
We have recently received notification of a Draft Supplementary Guidance to Onshore Wind to go as an addendum to the 2006 Highland Plan, Energy. This looks suspiciously like that put to and passed by councillors of Highland Council in October … Continue reading
Well the idiots are really running the asylum! Due to the higher use of coal last winter, because the wind wasn’t blowing and it was cold, (that seemed to have surprised the Climate Scientists) and the much trumpeted Renewables failure to … Continue reading
In this island of ours we can sometimes be extremely insular but wind farms stride across the Globe providing the same angst and pain wherever they go. A film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival was extremely apposite to this … Continue reading
I won’t even try to compete with Alan’s information so I will just direct you to http://www.alansloman.blogspot.com Read what those that come and visit Scotland have to say! Druim Ba Action Group needs your support. The developers PR company has … Continue reading
I was interested to find an article from 2008 on the “This is Devon” website describing the scale of disruption when the turbines arrive . What really shocked me was the end of the article describing the legal fight by … Continue reading
This is a short video to educate you to where some believe the future lies. In this case a small airfield in the UK and a man in a shed. Or at least some clever scientists in a shed!
Whether Renewables, Nuclear or some other form of power generation provides our future energy needs, the important element is that it should be industry and consumer lead and not driven by political considerations and aspirations cloaked in a mantra of Climate Change … Continue reading
What is so amazing is that it was obvious that it was going to happen and yet the RSPB still support the construction of Wind Farms. Two links here which hopefully you will find informative. The first is to the … Continue reading
Future for Scotland is the manufacture of wave/tidal? Why have the first two come from outside Scotland. Simple. The descision is taken in London, not Edinburgh. Deltastream tidal energy device Separately, Marine Current Turbines (MCT) has secured an agreement for … Continue reading