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: March 2013
23rd March SNP Conference at Eaton Court, Inverness. Despite high winds and very low temperatures a good turnout of protesters assembled at the Castle and marched through Inverness to the Eden Court Theatre. A petition raised by Wind Wise Radio … Continue reading
There is a world wide organisation that has a great number of very influential politicians on. Are they working for you? Like hell they are. Just have a look at this site and note the names and their position in the Climate … Continue reading
Only days ago we had a load of Politicians waxing lyrical about German Wind. Too many Bratwürst after too may steins of German Lager. There are major problems with German Wind and a large and vociferous anti wind movement now … Continue reading
Perhaps Mr. Ewing will swap his house in wind farm free Cairngorm National Park with the Siddells.
Read this article which asks why we bet the House on Climate Change and lost! Even the IPCC now agrees that their models were wrong. Who drew up the models? WWF was one guilty party and yet the BBC hangs … Continue reading
A recent briefing document for investors in the wind industry exposes the hypocrisy of the Renewable Industry. Nowhere is any comment made of the green credentials but much is made of recent legislation which will force up the cost of … Continue reading
So Alex Salmond got his knuckles wrapped on his 18,000 jobs in the wind industry which he later had to downplay to 11,000 jobs, which figure he admitted was provided by Scottish Renewables. Well questions have been asked and Fergus … Continue reading
As we hear that the Cockenzie Coal Fired Power Station has now closed to comply with EU Emission targets, a quick look at this Civitas Comment would be appropriate!
This is a great game to let off a little steam! Kill the turbines
A strange belief is pervading the ecos: that wood imported in enormous quantities from the US is an ecologically friendly way to generate power. The energy density of wood chip is 870 kwh/m² and coal is 10.000 kwh/m². Do I … Continue reading
You or I disturb a bat and we face a custodial sentence. Wind Farms destroy bats wholesale and nothing is done. Bats feed on the Midge. The Midge is a biting insect that is disastrous to Scottish Tourism. This video … Continue reading
Murdo Fraser MSP was allowed a business motion in the Scottish Parliament to discuss the importance of Wild Land to Scotland. The concerns of conservation of our peat bogs, a carbon sink, and our wild life. He was granted SEVEN … Continue reading
Well not according to output statistics over the last few weeks. Recently registering as low as 0.04 gigglewatts (sic) may we suggests that the so-called experts are “economical with the truth”. The fact is that long periods of stable high … Continue reading
Well, Minister, are you going to expose the billion-dollar fraud?.
Interesting situation that not only have SSE pulled out of the Scotland to Norway line, or should we more correctly say Norway to Scotland, but they are also pulling out of their Swedish Wind commitments. The other investors, Sweden’s Vattenfall … Continue reading
As anybody who looks at current wind output figures will know, we are presently blessed with less than 0.2 Gigglewatts of wind power from the total UK wind fleet, the rated capacity of which is close to 8 Gigawatts. For … Continue reading
The Health Issues are ignored by both the DECC and the Scottish Government but from Europe, the UK, Australia, Canada and the USA, evidence is being produced that raises serious issues. Much may centre around sleep deprivation of which our … Continue reading