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- THE IMPACT OF WIND ENERGY ON WILDIFE AND THE ENVIRONMENT Papers from the Berlin Seminar
- Net Zero – A Green Light to the Wind Industry?
- A Geologist’s opinion!
- It is not only the tails that are missing on the Isle of Man!
- Where have all the job gone Nicola? Indonesia by any chance?
- Beware The Elephant Trap
- I am going to unashamedly copy a comment from the news papers.
- Another comment by Doug Brodie
Wind V. Coal
Quote of the Decade
"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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Einstein on Consensus in ScienceAs Einstein once said,"It does not take a hundred scientists to prove me right ( consensus ?). It only takes one to prove me wrong"
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Monthly Archives: April 2013
A condition of the Beauly Denny line was contained in Section 13 and section 28. (a) – (f) whereby work is prohibited during the Osprey breeding season (April to August) where it would result in disturbance to nest sites in … Continue reading
An illuminating article by Delingpole on the collapse of the EU Carbon Trading Mechanism
The Spin of the Wind Industry is just a pack of lies. A recent court hearing about the Milton Keynes case in the High Court exonerated the Council and supported Exclusion Distances decided by Councils. Read the Windy Spin and … Continue reading
This is a must read for anyone interested in renewable energy and the real density of energy. Limitations To understand the reality of energy density I would recommend a book by Robert Bryce called “Power Hungry”.
Hey ho! You couldn’t write a more ridiculous scenario. What idiots have we got in our foreign office. We give a big grant to a south sea island and the aussie contractors pocket the cash and vanish. And no one … Continue reading
Many thanks for this recent report on Bats. The facts speak for themselves. For a country whose greatest predator is The Midge, it seems strange that we would not better protect the one species that actively targets The Scottish Midge. … Continue reading
Would you accept this in the UK? No, of course not. But this is what people in China (Xinguang Village) have to live with so that you can have your Prius cars, your mobile phones and your wind turbines. This is … Continue reading
The RSPB are well noted for their stance, or lack of it, on wind farms. For a number of years they had an energy deal with SSE. Now they have a new dual fuel deal with Ecotricity. A recent article … Continue reading
The Turbine Story We should have a very close look at the way these turbine generators work. Not the ‘wind-turns-blades-makes electricity’ stuff, but the very nature of their engineering. Did you know they have 3 gearboxes? Each gearbox is controlled … Continue reading