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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."
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From the Telegraph: By Emily Gosden, Energy Editor 12:01AM BST 31 May 2015 Subsidies that have fuelled the spread of onshore wind farms are to be dramatically curtailed, under Government plans to be unveiled within days. The Telegraph has learnt … Continue reading
http://winderful.diascreative.net/ The people behind this want to show : “Wind is often derided as relatively unimportant, so we thought it would be nice to show the increasingly important role it plays in a balanced mix of energy generation”. Well when … Continue reading
I was shocked to be berated by an ecology graduate recently over my support for nuclear energy. It seemed her knowledge was restricted to Greenham Common and Magnox reactors. Hey, nuclear energy has moved on light years from when energy … Continue reading
Dear Mr Cameron Following your success in the General Election, and now that you are no longer hamstrung by coalition partners who worshipped at the windy altar, we are looking forward to you honouring the pledge in your manifesto to … Continue reading
The effect of wind turbine noise on sleep and quality of life: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
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From Science Direct — Environment International — Volume 82 – September 2015 Igho J. Onakpoyaa and Carl J. Heneghana — University of Oxford, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, New Radcliffe…
Reminds me of so many politicians, past and present!
No subsidies will be paid to operators of new onshore wind turbines under legislation to be included in the Queen’s speech. The legislation, which Rudd is “hopeful” will be law by the middle of next year, will ensure that consent … Continue reading
This committee is well seeded with SNP or Greens, six out of nine, and has never made a suggestion contrary to SNP policy. However there is devil in the detail so worth consideration, especially regarding Longannet Energy Committee reportEnergy Committee … Continue reading
For many Scots the attraction of a powerful and united lobby in Westminster has many attractions. Fifty five Scottish MPs voting for and supporting Scottish interests. Sounds attractive. Except of course we have always had fifty five Scottish MPs supporting … Continue reading