Articles filed under Offshore Wind from Europe

Anger at "sledgehammer" injunction on fishermen

"It is very regrettable that the company has seen fit to turn to the courts over an issue that should be resolved through dialogue and negotiations.  Fishermen had a legitimate right to fish on their customary grounds and using a high court injunction to force them out of the way seems like using a sledgehammer to crack a nut."
14 Aug 2014

Stop building offshore wind farms, says Centrica

It advocates building no more offshore wind farms, which it calls “an expensive option that may not be needed”, stopping solar panel deployment, “since it generates no output at times of peak demand” and restricting use of expensive solid wall insulation for homes.
23 Jul 2014

Residents to finally get a break from the din from Dong

People living on the East Coast can look forward to a good night’s sleep after an offshore wind farm developer agreed not to lay foundations for new turbines overnight Residents in Withernsea and further afield have been complaining bitterly about the “din from Dong” which began when the energy firm started laying piles for in February.
2 May 2014

http://www.windaction.org/posts?location=Europe&p=6&topic=Offshore+Wind&type=Article
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