Monthly Archives: February 2015

Missing – An Energy Policy for Scotland

Murdo Fraser, Convenor of the Enterprise, Energy and Tourism Committee and a rather isolation voice of reason on that Committee has written a piece about Scotland’s energy future. Please read as it is a breath of fresh air in the … Continue reading

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Three Decades of Wind Industry Deception: A Chronology of a Global Conspiracy of Silence and Subterfuge

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
A little while back, a Scottish pen-smith posed a little rhetorical on the subtle art of skulduggery: Oh, what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive! There have been few…

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Compensation isn’t enough!

A message to the Ruth Davidson and Murdo Fraser addressed the inequalities of wind farms at the Stirling Mart recently. However this only partly addresses the issues and aims to bring us in line with Denmark who amended their compensation … Continue reading

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The Bloom Box – Is this the Energy of the Future?

The Bloom Box has been around for a few years and has been trialled by some of the greatest names in the IT world to power their offices and factories. So why are we still waiting?

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This will mean a lot to all those involved with Wester Balblair

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The difficulty in ending the Scam

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Will Fracking benefit the UK citizens?

In a recent article on these posts it was commented that US gas prices will rise as exports start. We know Ineos at Grangemouth is building a massive gas storage facility for US Fracked Gas. Now the caveat. We know … Continue reading

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Countryfile Comment

A make no apology form posting this comment that someone left on the Countryfile fb Page about their program on wind farms. It really says a great deal. Hope that urbanites that read this comment take notice. It is good … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers about Fracking

This is an interesting source of information

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Nuclear v. Wind

Scotland is presently heavily reliant on Nuclear and yet the SNP have vowed to turn their backs on it to comply with a grass roots CND caucus within their membership. Go to any SNP conference and see the amount of … Continue reading

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The Religion of Wind – a video from Germany

http://en.friends-against-wind.org/satires/die-religion-des-winds And this from a country where following their leaders has got them in an awful lot of bother in the past!

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Make developers pay Compensation to affected residents

The Borders Wind Farm Protest Group LPG (Lauderdale Preservation Group) has raised a contentious but applicable issue that, as in Denmark, residents who lose value in both the property and amenity should be paid appropriate compensation. This article is well … Continue reading

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Why do the politicians listen to Greenpeace, WWF and FoE but not to engineers?

We recalled the name D B Watson. He has written several excellent letters and, as this letter reproduced below states, he is a chartered engineer with experience in the energy industry. As we’ve said many times before, all the engineers … Continue reading

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A Great Diagram to Help People Understand How a Turbine Can Impact Its Neighbours

Originally posted on Quixotes Last Stand:
This is a useful tool to use to show people how much one turbine can impact the property values of homes around it.   Now imagine if any of Farmers B through E have a…

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I was asked about current public opinion on wind farms.

They use the word Nimby and yet the origin for that is not people effected by developments in their back yards but for politicians in Westminster who fought against developments in their constituencies which mights adversely effect their political ambitions. … Continue reading

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When Wild Winds fail to justify the hype!

An analysis of WWF claims on wind power in Scotland has recently been published and does only confirm that these charitable bodies have an agenda which has little to do with the truth or the good of the World’d wildlife. … Continue reading

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Eco vandalism

From The Kirkintilloch Herald! And now comes along the Council “Environmentalist” Walkers are up in arms over what they describe as “a chainsaw massacre” of a wood at Lenzie Moss by East Dunbartonshire Council. They claim there has been no … Continue reading

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Wind Farm debris highlights need for caution!

I don’t normally carry adverts but in this case I will make an exception. Alastair Collin of Turrin Connel published an advertorial in the Energy North news sheet. I would suggest that it be shown to every land owner, existing … Continue reading

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Which ‘Environment’ do ‘Environmentalists’ really care about?

Another erudite argument from Christopher Booker in the Telegraph. What amazes me is that so few see the reality. I wonder how many of these ‘environmentalists’ jet off around the world on their multiple holidays. How many have 50in plus LED … Continue reading

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Bogged Down in Ancient History

We see little more than anecdotal evidence of the impact of windfarms on the tourist industry so I make no apology for selectively quoting from am article in the Inverness Courier by Alan Hendry in their Active Outdoors section. I … Continue reading

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