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TURBINES proposed for Wellow could be metres higher than expected, a wind energy company revealed this week.
MULTI-MILLION pound plans to build five wind turbines at Brent Knoll have hit their first hurdle - just eight days after they were submitted.
Windfarm opponents claimed yesterday that the Government's latest data confirmed onshore turbines were an economic loser.
A “GREEN” energy company is planning to build a wind farm only two miles from the internationally important Minsmere bird reserve, it has been revealed.
An influential new report has backed the use of wind power in Britain and dismissed concerns that reliance on the wind will jeopardise electricity production.
East Anglia could miss out on contracts worth billions of pounds, and thousands of jobs, if the UK's offshore wind industry is allowed to stall.
MP JANET Anderson is demanding a meeting with ministers in her latest bid to stop the Scout Moor wind farm going ahead.
ANTI-WIND farm protesters were last night gearing up for a legal battle to halt a renewable energy project off the North Wales coast.
The National Trust for Scotland has echoed official objections from residents and other quangos about plans for a giant windfarm on a Highland estate owned by its former chairman.
We must have a moratorium on all wind farms, even those already with planning permission, until an energy strategy based on facts, not greed and misplaced good intentions, is developed.
A Controversial proposal for a 19-turbine windfarm in a picturesque area of Sutherland is to be determined by Highland Council planners later this month.
ENVIRONMENTALISTS have slammed Donald Trump’s threats to withdraw from building a prestigious golf resort in the northeast unless a wind farm development is halted.
A wide-ranging report has been commissioned to help prevent the North-East from becoming covered in wind turbines, it emerged yesterday.
The businessman, whose mother was born on Lewis, warned his championship course, five-star hotel, golf academy and 500 holiday homes would be scrapped unless proposals for a nearby offshore wind farm were abandoned.
Because of the pressures on the countryside in the North East, DCPRE, perhaps more than its parent organisation, has considered the effects of wind farms both in terms of their impact on the landscape, including the people who live and seek recreation there and on their effectiveness on the climate, particularly how they affect emissions of greenhouse gases. DCPRE considers that the impact of structures such as wind turbines on the countryside is potentially very severe and is most concerned about the potential cumulative effect of them. Editor's Note: Submitted as a 'Consultation' to the Department of Trade and Industry
ANTI-WIND farm campaigners fear that beauty spots, including the Monadhliath Mountains, will be needlessly sacrificed unless Highland Council rethinks its controversial draft policy on green energy.
The drive to increase Britain's offshore wind energy was given a significant boost today as details were announced of how their connection to the electricity network onshore would be funded and operated.
A county council has given the thumbs-up for investigative work to be carried out at a Carmarthenshire wind farm.
Controversial plans for a wind farm on the outskirts of Burnham-On-Sea have been deemed "invalid" by district planners, we can reveal.
Sea users, industries, and conservation groups now have a chance to influence proposals for new laws that will improve the management of the marine environment.