Wind V. Coal
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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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The First Minister stated yesterday that he did not think that there was any serious evidence that windfarms were incompatible with the landscape. I would counter that there is no serious evidence that they are not, but a great deal … Continue reading
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Perhaps not, but this is the idea of making Turbines more attractive by french artist Patrick Raynaud and was commissioned for the Hanover Expo-Region Climate Protection Program. The faster the wind blows the brighter the lights. It would certainly be … Continue reading
Climate Change and AGW rely to a great extent on extremely expensive computer models such as that used by the University of East Anglia. These have proved doubtful at best and sometimes completely misleading. We have a much cheaper and … Continue reading
What has that got to do with Wind Farms? Apart from Prince William flying a VAWT (Verical axis wind turbine) in his day job, not a lot. Just thought that you all may need cheering up a little!