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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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Over the last few days I have been horrified at some of the remarks on the television and some of the MSPs who seem to have no clue what they are talking about. SSE opened the debate with a direct … Continue reading
Back in 2008 we were informed that Penguins were in danger of extinction caused by Global Warming and “proved” by a COMPUTER MODEL! Urgh!! Hey folks, not only have we survived but we are actually growing in number. Read this … Continue reading
Despite the closure of eight nuclear powerstations in Germany, the EU emissions trading system, heralded by economists as a near ideal instrument for reducing CO2 emmissions has seen the value of its CO2 certificates halved t0 8 euros. Analysts at … Continue reading
And the gravy train keeps rolling on. Last year the IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change held a conference in Lima Peru concerning the future of geo-engineering. So what you say is geo-engineering. The intentional large-scale manipulation of the Earth’s … Continue reading
Despite UK sales falling by 8% French owned EDF Energy has posted a record profit of £2.3 billion post tax(!) for 2011, up £1.7 billion from 2010. This is on the back of steep energy increases imposed by the big six … Continue reading
Letter to Ruth Davidson MSP from Kim of CATS: Dear Ms Davidson I received a survey through my door today and have filled it in as requested. You will see that on question 4. Improving our environment, I have ticked ‘other’ … Continue reading
Apologies for the language. Why is it modern comedians seem to need to pepper their comedy with four letter words? I remember the comedians of old that never swore and the good ones were never crude. They were just as funny, if … Continue reading
I think we are all a little fed up of the purile shouts of NIMBY by the pro wind lobby and the politicians. Yes we object to wind farm in our back yards but actually we object to them in … Continue reading
I have always said that the death of wind will be down to financial factors rather than anything else. Here in HOLYROOD magazine you will see an assessment of the subsidies. Read and weep!
· This is Dunino Den, it is a beautiful and very tranquil place. You feel a special serenity and clam in this beauty spot. Running through the Den you hear the little burn, as it ripples gently over the rocks … Continue reading
I am going to give you some financial advice but before I do, let me give you a wealth warning. Never take financial advice from friends or strangers, certainly from one whose pension provision now has more in common with … Continue reading
Plans have been announced for a £800 million new pumped storage hydro dam at Coire Glas above Loch Lochy. A massive scheme on the scale of the Dinorwig Hydro, built in Wales in 1974. No decision will be made until … Continue reading
The economic of wind farms sometimes leave me lost for words. A Norfolk based company has just purchased a workers transfer boat for offshore wind farms. This £1.5 million boat was produced in partnership with Mercurio Group (Spain) and specifically … Continue reading
Race for Wind is partly driven by the assumption that we wind need a vast increase in electricity. This is driven, in the main, by a belief that all cars will become electric in the future. Although there are … Continue reading
Hinckley Point will see the contruction of a new Nuclear Power Station under this agreement with the French. Rolls Royce will be involved and we can summise that this signals a new direction to the future of electricity in England. … Continue reading
Well you heard it here first and eventually the government have come clean on the true cost of supporting renewable industy. This proves inconclusively that for the last few years Government Ministers and Scottish Parliamentary Ministers have repeated lied about … Continue reading
From the green fields around Beauly a sleeping monster rises! Not Nessie, but the new towers of the Beauly-Denny line, soon to be joined by the upgrade of the Beauly-Mossford overhead line. In the news too is the £1 billion … Continue reading
Chelker Reservoir Redundant Turbines Peter Rigby, from the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE), described the existing turbines as an “industrial graveyard” and “rotting tooth stumps” that could clearly be seen from the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The original Turbines had … Continue reading