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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This is a short video to educate you to where some believe the future lies. In this case a small airfield in the UK and a man in a shed. Or at least some clever scientists in a shed!