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Take your wind farms elsewhere

RESIDENTS came out in force this week to object to plans to build the North East's most powerful wind farm near North Charlton. Most of the 180 people who packed into the Northumberland Hall on Tuesday night voted to oppose npower renewables' 18-turbine plan for Middlemoor.
12 Feb 2006

Locals Set for Fight on Turbines

Protesters have re-launched a campaign to fight plans for three giant wind turbines in Waunarlwydd. The village's wind farm pressure group has been put back on track at a hastily arranged meeting.
10 Feb 2006

Protest at giant wind turnbines

RESIDENTS living high on the moors in a remote Pennine parish are furious at proposals to erect three giant wind turbines near their homes. Banks Developments, which operates a landfill site near Hepworth Building Products at Crow Edge, wants to erect three 125 metre high wind turbines on the land.
10 Feb 2006

Danish island touts clean energy, but reality sets in

SAMSOE, Denmark -- In the late 1990s, Denmark set out to turn this farming and summer-vacation island in the Kattegat Sea into a showcase for clean energy. The government dangled generous financial subsidies. A former environmental studies teacher, Soren Hermansen, was hired to persuade residents to invest in wind turbines, solar panels, electric cars and giant straw-burning furnaces.
9 Feb 2006

Blowing in the wind

WIND power could soon play a major part in the future of Honda in Swindon which could mean 70-metre windmills at the South Marston site.
8 Feb 2006

Go ahead for wind farm

TWENTY giant wind turbines CAN now be built at Conisholme Fen, the government has said. The Ecotricity scheme was backed by East Lindsey District Council in a controversial move last October.
4 Feb 2006
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