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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: December 2013
This is a very good map especially when you click to enlarge. The story it tells though is extremely disturbing. What is more disturbing is the large number of other schemes in process that have yet to be officially notified … Continue reading
I sometimes wonder about teachers. Their belief in the Climate Dogma and the stupidity when it comes to being used by the Wind Pimps to promote an industry based on GREED However some children are not as stupid as … Continue reading
No less than eighty locals turned out for a fraught meeting the other evening and unanimously voted against the proposal. However dirty work is at the crossroads as can be seen below!
Well we are used to the spin of Renewable UK but 3%. That is only 228 turbines in the whole of the UK which for the 228 communities is still 228 too many. The truth is though that the majority … Continue reading
According to Newsnet Scotland, an SNP news service, all the opposition to wind is funded by interested parties such as coal. gas and nuclear, not forgetting Mr. Trump of course. I seem to have missed out somewhere so can they … Continue reading
Now I have a lot of time for Fergus on tourism. I consider it crazy that he wears two conflicting hats and I consider him wrong headed on renewables. But then we agree to differ. The future of Scotland, Independent … Continue reading
Our border cousins http://www.windfarmaction.co.uk (no actual connection) have provided us some insight in living under the influence, or perhaps providing the affluence, to Scottish Power/Iberdrola. This is even more relevant after the collapse of the Argyll Array due to technical … Continue reading
Technical issues plus the large presence of basking sharks named as the cause. Well one species rarely eats it’s own! The whole story from the BBC here This was a massive £5.4 billion investment in 300 turbines. Does this herald the … Continue reading
A Con or the future? An Australian idea that is rewrites physics. In fact the report raises questions. Output is described 24KW per day but KW is a description of capacity not output and 24KWh over 24 hrs would not even … Continue reading
SSE to power electric ‘Boris bikes’ in Inverness SSE is to help Inverness launch its own version of ‘Boris bikes’ – this time using electric powered bikes. A pilot scheme has been drawn up to offer electric bikes for rent … Continue reading
A year ago the Crown Prince of Norway open the Sheringham Offshore wind farm. The only UK participant was Ed Davey although a couple of wealthy land owners seem to have benefited. Very little though for UK PLC. Even less … Continue reading
The UK Government is enthusiastic for the opportunities presented by Offshore UK wind. Truth is though that very little excepting a bit of metal bashing has come the way of the UK. Even the piling is going to Dutch engineering … Continue reading
Originally posted on Quixotes Last Stand:
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis — 2013 Very low frequency sound generated by commercial wind turbines can have negative affects on human health, according to research at Washington University School of…
Another great report in the Telegraph from Delingpole. Wind farm noise: why is no one listening? How Government-approved pseudoscience underpins wind farm noise assessment Richard Cox, David Unwin and Trevor Sherman Do wind farms really create a noise nuisance? Can … Continue reading
This is truly a Victor Meldrew moment. Delectable for the pain and suffering of the Civil Servants from the DECC, Climate Munchkins one and all, and their Secretary of State Ed Davey. When even that bastion of Climate Correctness, the … Continue reading
The Marine Act (Scotland) states that there should be prevention of interference with legitimate users of the sea. To you and me that means our inshore and offshore fishing fleet. The fishermen are concerned but that concern is falling on … Continue reading