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Windfarm is Inefficient

Figures from Ofgem for Cefn Croes, from March to September 2005, say the 39 wind turbines gave an overall output of 14 megawatts. The grounds given for planning approval said output would be bigger than 50 megawatts.

Figures from Ofgem for Cefn Croes, from March to September 2005, say the 39 wind turbines gave an overall output of 14 megawatts. The grounds given for planning approval said output would be bigger than 50 megawatts.

Assembly Minister Andrew Davies said Cefn Croes was exemplary, yet it came seventh in a DTI list of the 10 best UK renewable energy sites.

The local community has yet to receive any money, although electricity has been produced since March 2005.

Yet wind turbine developers continue to use these figures to justify their policy of covering Wales with wind turbines.

Figures from Ofgem for Cefn Croes, from March to September 2005, say the 39 wind turbines gave an overall output of 14 megawatts. The grounds given for planning approval said output would be bigger than 50 megawatts.
 
Assembly Minister Andrew Davies said Cefn Croes was exemplary, yet it came seventh in a DTI list of the 10 best UK renewable energy sites.
 
The local community has yet to receive any money, although electricity has been produced since March 2005.
 
Yet wind turbine developers continue to use these figures to justify their policy of covering Wales with wind turbines.
 


Source: http://www.thisissouthwales...

MAR 14 2006
http://www.windaction.org/posts/1697-windfarm-is-inefficient
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