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About Dougal Quixote

Slightly mad. Always believes a cup is half full so continues to tilt at Wind Turbines and the politicians that seem to believe it is their god given right to ruin Scotland for a pot of fool's gold.

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How to really annoy your neighbours. Buy an electric car!

  Plugging in six electric cars may cause local power cuts Emily Gosden, Energy Editor April 20 2017, 12:01am, The Times More than 11,000 public charging points have been installed for 100,000 electric cars on the roads today Electric cars … Continue reading

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Stranded Assets

STRANDED ASSETS (fron Renewable News) Scotland has nearly 2GW of consented commercial-scale onshore wind projects without an immediate route to market.The portfolio includes developments awaiting policy on support for islands wind, those with long-term grid or aviation constraints, and otherwise shovel-ready schemes simply awaiting clarity on … Continue reading

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Reality – Personified

Well I have been a little quiet of late the perceived wisdom is that wind turbines do not deliver a power supply fit for the future. This assessment by Prof Jack Ponton nicely illustrates a number of our concerns. Yet … Continue reading

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Scottish Wind Power Company Attempts to Cover Up Turbine Collapse

Originally posted on STOP THESE THINGS:
For their eyes only: another ‘rare’ turbine collapse. *** What’s notable about this story is not that a 160 tonne turbine collapsed without warning, nor is it the effort by the wind power outfit’s…

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The Future

Well this says what we already knew and I could have told them for a fraction of the cost of this report. Successive Governments and a failed Climate policy have buggered the electricity industry. But don’t worry, the future is … Continue reading

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Not the best start of the year for the Wind Industry

First the erection of a Turbine Blade in Hull, City of Culture, proves a bit of an own goal when it turns out they have no planning permission. Excuse is the ‘Artist’ wished it to be a surprise? OK so … Continue reading

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When will they grow up?

We see Fracking demonstrations and those of the Climate Agenda. The Film Star Prius purchasers who jet around the world in their private aircraft. The Reality of the world is quite simple. Without coal and oil we would have no … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to you all!

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Raw deal for Green House Gases

Firstly I am not, and never will be an expert on Climate, Green House Gases, Meteorology or Marine Sciences. However I have a devout dislike of computer models on the basis of rubbish in, rubbish out. However I am happy … Continue reading

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This goes to prove that the Climate Mantra has been lead by fools.

The IPCC lead the charge to Climate Mania driven by blaming human behaviour. And yet in this from the IPCC proves that it is not definable.

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‘Tis the Season of Goodwill to all Mankind (excluding wind weasels)

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there. The children were … Continue reading

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Pass the Champagne

I like it and the best use for turbines I’ve seen in years. Ten tons payload and two weeks duration. Ok it doesn’t go very fast but either delivering aid to disaster areas or cruising in style it appeals to … Continue reading

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The Electric car – When will we make them pay their share?

I have an admission. I have oft criticised the lack of use of our free electric car charging points in the Highlands. Yesterday I saw a car being recharged in the Drumnadrochit car park. It was a much travel stained … Continue reading

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DiCaprio Concerned Over Rising Sea Levels, So He Builds a $2,000/night Luxury Resort ON AN ISLAND!!!!

Originally posted on Quixotes Last Stand:
(Tip of the hat to Not a Lot of People Know That) Carolyn McGuire and Justin Enriquez — Mail ONline — November 16, 2016 Leonardo DiCaprio is a stickler for detail when playing the…

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When people have to pay for their electric cars

You have to smile. First Egotricity starts charging electric car owners on motorways, then Donald ‘Climate Change is Scam’ Trump becomes US President and now The Highland Council is to charge electric car users 30p per kwhr for it’s hitherto … Continue reading

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Buy an electric car and save the planet

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Great Game to Play While Freezing in the Dark this Winter

Originally posted on Quixotes Last Stand:
Gotta repost my game from early 2014, just to remind everyone that not one damned thing has changed in complacent Ontariowe.  People are still willing to sit back and do nothing about the thieves…

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How Ontario’s pursuit of renewable energy broke the province’s electricity system

Originally posted on Quixotes Last Stand:
Terence Corcoran — Financial Post — October 6, 2016 Back in 2010, deep green environmentalist Rick Smith, then head of Environmental Defence Canada, hailed Ontario’s Green Energy and Green Economy Act regime as a…

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Tourism and the Wind Industry’s analysis

Every few years the wind industry or the Scottish Government roll out a Tourist Report that claims wind farms don’t damage tourism. We had the Moffat report which had more holes than a colander and the report on the Solway … Continue reading

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