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But the variable and unpredictable power rate of the wind disqualifies it for either system load following or the continuous full load operation required to contribute to the national base load.
The six-year-old put in an immaculate display to beat Kerryhead Windfarm by 20 lengths but O'Brien will resist the temptation of heading for next week's Irish Independent Arkle Challenge Trophy. Editor's Note: We can beat them at the track as well.
Taking on heavy criticism, the British energy minister and rural affairs minister have agreed to cancel a wind energy program that would supply renewable energy with 27-wind turbine farm, according to the Guardian.
MINISTERS have rejected plans to build Europe’s biggest wind farm in the Lake District in a move which could affect whether EON.UK will press ahead with its controversial scheme in Denshaw.
SO 52% of the people in the BBC survey preferred renewables to other sources of energy. This is not much of a surprise if renewables were offered on an "either-or" basis.
This landscape is very precious. However, the News & Star supported windfarms, saying Whinash was in the wrong place – so where is the right place?
The row over controversial wind farm plans in the Swansea Valley will hit gale force this summer.
None of the renewables is anywhere close to being a potential alternative and it has been admitted by Scottish Renewables that "wind power will not form the base load for electricity". Many people, including BBC interviewers and researchers, have been misled by the false claims of wind power companies.
It is true that alternative energy sources such as wind power have a limited role to play in meeting Britain’s energy needs. But they will only ever have a small role, and if the cost is scarring the increasingly threatened landscape, they should be rejected and other green and more efficient forms, including nuclear power, should prevail.
Residents near a proposed wind farm say there is everything to fight for after research equipment plans were blocked.
CONTROVERSIAL wind turbine plans, submitted by one of Workington’s biggest employers, were yesterday rejected by Allerdale councillors.
OVER 20 Caithness villagers yesterday turned out to protest about plans to build a windfarm in their community.
AN "ENVIRONMENTAL disaster" was averted yesterday when the Government rejected Whinash wind farm, which would have placed 27 giant turbines across five miles of land earmarked for a National Park extension.
An MP has vowed to write to Sedgemoor District Council and the government to oppose plans for a wind farm near Brent Knoll.
Four appeals have been lodged with An Bord Pleanala regarding Wexford County Council's decision to refuse planning permission for the proposed 'Kilbraney Wind Farm'.
A Mix-up in assessing a windfarm application's potential risk to eagles will not have an effect on other plans, the executive has confirmed.
Ministers have rejected an application to construct a wind farm on common land at Whinash, near Tebay in Cumbria.Editor's Note:The link below will take you to the Whinash decision documents.
Plans to create England's largest wind farm in Cumbria have been rejected by the government. Editor's Note:The link below will take you to the Whinash decision documents.
THE company behind the plan to build a wind farm on Denshaw Moor has yet to decide whether or not it will appeal against Oldham Council’s decision to refuse permission.
Tests are being sought to determine whether a renewable energy park could be created in Cumbria.