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Construction work began today on the first of two massive wind turbines at the Michelin tyre factory in Dundee.
The proposals have so far received about 90 representations from the public, most of them objections.
Furious residents fighting plans to put the region's first wind farm in Cannock Chase have set up a core group of campaigners to draw up their battle plan.
PROPOSALS for a wind farm near Lissett have received mixed views following an exhibition of plans for the site.
A massive and controversial wind farm is already planned for Lewis and the potential of wave power is also being investigated.
THE number of windfarms in Cumbria is set to double under targets set by the North West Regional Assembly.
Most people who live near the site of a proposed 27-turbine wind farm on Skye support it, according to a community council chairwoman. Moira Macdonald, of Skeabost and District Community Council, said a ballot of Edinbane residents last year found the majority back Amec's plans.
PLANS for a wind farm in Rossendale have been given the go-ahead after the Government agreed land could be used for the project.
CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for a new windfarm at Allonby have warned they will barricade the roads to stop the development going ahead.
ANTI-windfarm protestors turned up to view new plans for six 100-metre high turbines which could be built at a site near Allonby.
Do we really want an industrial landscape to be all we have in the UK?
TWO North Wales wind power experts last night cast doubt on the efficiency of the planned 200-turbine Gwynt y Môr windfarm off Llandudno.
Unfortunately, the wind industry proponents would prefer the public to remain ignorant of the fact that wind farms will have no effect on climate change, will never provide a secure supply of power for the future, but will result in high electricity prices and an increase in fuel poverty.
Around 100 furious residents fighting plans to put the region's first wind farm on the edge of Cannock Chase packed out a campaign meeting.
Marquess of Bute opposes plans to build wind farm in Argyll and Bute. Claims a seventh wind farm would ruin countryside and destroy tourism. Joins 300 ojectors opposed to the 20-turbine development at Lairgie
Were he to point the finger at the burning of millions of tonnes of hydrocarbons every day by aircraft worldwide, he might be nearer the mark.
THERE will be no going around in circles at The Plough Arts Centre in Torrington when a new show hits town to dissect the wind turbine argument in hilarious detail.
Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks joked: "I'm shocked that you have got hold of our secret list of potential sites."
Wind turbines are set to be installed on high-rise homes in Glasgow as part of a pilot project designed to save housing association tenants money on their energy bills.
An MP has repeated his call for a public inquiry into proposed wind farms in the Western Isles.