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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 2015
The truth is that wind farms adversely affect residents quality of life and the guidelines of not less than 2km are ignored by the Industry and by the Scottish Government who drew up the guidelines. If thee or me ignored … Continue reading
Is this the sunset of the Renewables Industry. Subsidies, carbon tax relief and now rate relief. The troughers have been squeezing every penny from the ordinary people it would seem. Now even the Scottish Government are turning the screw and … Continue reading
Well the Climate Conference is over and all the Politicians have stopped patting themselves on the back. What actually happened? Obama flew in with an entourage that used up all the carbon allocations of most small countries and staked his … Continue reading
By David Watson CAN the UK help meet the Paris Agreement objectives? Electricity security in our country is currently in a parlous state, fast approaching the edge and the “Houston we have a problem” moment is here. Ofgem and the … Continue reading
Well we find someone who writes for the press that actually understands the Energy Industry. Well done Private Eye!
ABO-WESAYNO ANNOUNCEMENT Dear Supporter We are absolutely delighted to tell you that tomorrow ABO Wind will announce their withdrawal from the Allt Carrach wind farm site! Their press release claims that the site is not windy enough. They also claim … Continue reading
Not only in the UK and Eire are people waking up to the virus of wind development. More and more we hear the problems of Northern Europe where the cancer originally took hold. Now we see it progressing southward. From … Continue reading
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Good news today that the Culachy Wind Farm was refused 5-2. Tom nan Clach was referred to a site visit. https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/779565/culachy-windfarm-rejected-vote-councillors/ It is beyond belief that Historic Scotland chose not to object to this wind farm. Or is it as … Continue reading
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Noise induced insomnia: needs no translation. **** One of the myths pedalled by Australia’s self-appointed wind farm noise, sleep and health ‘expert’ (a former tobacco advertising guru) is that the known and obvious adverse…
We are ruled by an urban ‘elite’. Well they think they are anyway. But when such people move to the areas they so praise as the Saudi Arabia of Wind they start thinking and their thoughts are often illuminating. This … Continue reading
Bit ‘off’ wind but it reflects the paucity of good decision making within our leaders! Andrew Carrie Traffic and Transportation 13 hrs · Edited · The Forth Road Bridge To those who are saying “why was this problem not picked … Continue reading
Stronelairg was kicked back by the Court of Session. Well done the John Muir Trust for their tenacity. Lord Jones has, in a 124 page Opinion, found in favour of the John Muir Trust who had lodged a petition for … Continue reading
1 December 2015 Britain’s energy policy: Betting on a miracle By Rupert Darwall Christopher Furlong / Getty Images Tweet Britain’s energy policy: Betting on a miracle Ugly reality has broken into British energy policy In the days of privatisation, it … Continue reading