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
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Monthly Archives: May 2011
The SNP have blown their whole future on Wind. Now we have this aricle in the Scotsman “Blow to green energy plans as wind speeds forecast to drop for 40 years” While every expert tells Mr Salmond he is making … Continue reading
Can you get anyone you can to object to this latest wind farm? We already have 141 turbines erected in our area and this is another 17. There are plans waiting to come in for 2 more major wind farms … Continue reading
Published: Scotsman – 27 April 2011 NO developed economy can function without a reliable and economic supply of electricity but with present UK policies we have been warned that within a few years there will be a risk of power … Continue reading
Not that long ago a planning application was approved for a Wind Farm at Dunmaglas in the Monadhliath Mountains to the south of Loch Ness. Highland Council chose not to object and so starts a sorry tale. Sigrid Rausing on the adjoining Coignafearn Estate … Continue reading
What has that got to do with Wind Farms? Apart from Prince William flying a VAWT (Verical axis wind turbine) in his day job, not a lot. Just thought that you all may need cheering up a little!
Whatever your concerns about Climate Change and AGW you will hope that the argument is treated in a sensible and honest way. Read this report from the Telegraph and you may consider that you have been mislead. This is the … Continue reading
In an article in the Sunday Times, it was exposed that the National Grid paid wind farms £900k not to supply power. Plans are presently advanced to provide a 400km-long subsea cable travelling from Hunterston in Ayrshire across the Irish Sea … Continue reading
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