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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: January 2015
29 January 2015 Peer-reviewed study shatters claims that wind turbines are “safe” Australia’s leading acoustical engineer Steven Cooper found that a unique infrasound pattern, which he had labelled “Wind Turbine Signature” in previous studies, correlates (through a “trend line”) with … Continue reading
EDF pulls Airriequhillart Wind Farm http://www.gallowaygazette.co.uk/news/local-headlines/machars-windfarm-u-turn-drama-1-3672260
We all hear either with elation or despair the comments by Fergus Ewing in the Scottish Parliament. For those that have called for a moratorium on wind for the last years, it is extremely galling, if not a true kick … Continue reading
The following was written by an Ontario, Canada, engineer who specializes in energy production. Gas plants. Nuclear plants. Wind & solar energy. He explains to his township (Clearview Township, Ontario) why wind energy is folly. —Eric Jelinski, P. Eng. I … Continue reading
Truth is the Climate Change Act is Central to the Wind Scam In which case I make no apology for printing this letter and link by Doug Brodie To: Highland South Planning Councillors Highland North Planning Councillors cc: Mr David … Continue reading
Over the next few years there will be a mountain of well over 200,000 used wind turbine blades which cannot, under EU Law, be buried. Some are being chopped into pieces and added to concrete for building but as this … Continue reading
“Standing-room Only” at wind turbine meeting Posted by: WicklowNews.net in Latest News January 22, 2015 South Wicklow Wind Action Group (SWWAG) the community-based sustainable development organisation, hosted a “Standing-room Only” public meeting last Friday, 16th January, when over 300 concerned … Continue reading
Not only do they desecrate one of the most iconic areas in Scotland but even the Councillors have had enough. Anti-windfarm campaigners have called for a moratorium on new turbine developments in the north amid fears the region is being … Continue reading
This is a video which everyone should see! http://www.achnandarrach.com/achnandarrach9.html
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From Energy Matters: – January 2015 I last looked into the details and consequences of Scottish energy policy in the pre-referendum post Scotch on the ROCs. The expansion of Scottish renewables is progressing at breakneck…
From The Scotsman ENVIRONMENTAL advantages of renewable energy are a myth – fusion energy is the way forward says Anthony Trewavas Renewables use sun, water, wind; energy sources that won’t run out. Non-renewables come from things like gas, coal and … Continue reading
There are few better things than to be proven right. This video raises the issues of appropriate set backs and the danger of building turbines in close proximity to roads, paths, schools or other buildings. This happened yesterday(9th January 2014) … Continue reading
This is becoming a bit of a habit which may raise questions on maintenance of apparatus that is hundreds of feet in the air but also of the effect of the intermittency of wind and especially some of the high … Continue reading
And how much has our government paid EDF for a nuclear (last generation) power station? The future is Nuclear but not as we know it! Click for info
Many thanks to Private Eye! Perhaps we could suggest a much more competent Minister!
A great article in The Scotsman that addresses the impending doom of additional infrastructure to support the wind industry – Click to read