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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."
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Powys gave a resounding no to more developement of Wind Farms Click for more details from BBC Wales. Speaking after the vote, Peter Ogden, director of the Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales, said: “The voice of the people has been … Continue reading
Just when things are looking bleak we find the application for the Glenmorie Wind farm with access through Novar. Interestingly on the site map Novar 2 is missing as is Bienn Tharsuinn and extention. For those that don’t know Bienn … Continue reading
Scottish Government is now proudly trumpeting that it is the Lead Country “leading the European GP Wind Project. This EU-funded project identifies good practice in reconciling objectives on renewable energy with wider environmental objectives and in the active involvement of … Continue reading
An interesting new research paper by Steve Carver and Miachael Markieta of the Wildland Research Institue at the University of Leeds referring to Damage Limitation is will worth a study – New Wind Farm Research
Hey Ho! Mr Salmond thinks it’s Christmas already. With masses of empty buildings in the capital, the Scottish Government is to spend £1.6m on a new Eco Office for a new Climate Change Centre. He is determined to match his grandiose statements … Continue reading
Mark Lynas has reported on a very strange and concerning connection between Greenpeace and the IPCC latest Renewables report. Rather than paraphrase his comments I suggest you follow this link. Mark Lynas Another very interesting report on this is … Continue reading
Three very interesting things this week. Firstly a second reading in the House of Lords which is reported here in Hansard to fix the minimum distance between turbines and houses to two kilometres. An oft quoted but erroneous statement made is … Continue reading
This is frightening when you read the numbers. Stronelairg 140 turbines (135 meters) Balmacaan 138 turbines!
More and more knowledgeable people have written and talked about the future of energy and the myopic attitude of politicians who seem in thrall to the greens and the renewables industry. See these two Daily Mail articles and consider whether … Continue reading
The possible future of transport could be a Nuclear Powered Car Read this article on the greenlaunches.com website. http://www.greenlaunches.com/transport/nuclearenergypowered-cars-to-show-up-using-thorium-lasers-to-power-up.php May it not be fact that future energy technologies may have little to do with current expectations but will be a … Continue reading