Archive | November 20, 2012
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Wales — Cheers and Applause from Public as Plans for Wind Farm Rejected

Graeme Wilki — This is South Wales — November 20, 2012 THERE were cheers and applause from the public gallery as plans for 21 wind turbines in Carmarthenshire were rejected by councillors this afternoon. The planning committee refused to give energy company Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Ltd permission to build on Mynydd Llanllwni, in north […]

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Amherst Island anti-wind group sends letter to Minister of Natural Resources

Peter Hendra — The Whig — November 20, 2012 KINGSTON – A group that opposes the proposed building of wind turbines on Amherst Island hopes a letter to the provincial government will discourage it from approving a wind project planned for the island. Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., through its subsidiary Windlectric Inc., is planning […]

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Windfarm scandal in Denmark –(The hits just keeps pouring in about Denmark wind industry!)

From EPAW — released October 29, 2012  An article in the Danish press reveals a scandal that is shaking the government (1). The Minister of the Environment has been pretending all along that his country’s regulations about noise emitted by wind turbines are the most restrictive in the world. Yet this month he explained that […]

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Australia — wind farm opponents threaten renewable energy targets

Business Spectator — November 20, 2012 One of Australia’s largest energy companies, EnergyAustralia, has raised concerns with the Climate Change Authority that wind farms may already be at their saturation point in terms of community acceptance, despite a need to triple the number of wind farms being built to meet the government’s renewable energy target, […]

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When lies and deceit no longer work for the wind industry, they turn to bribes

Louise Gray — Environment Correspondent — The Telegraph — November 19, 2012 £150 for wind farm community – as long as you live within 1.5 miles Residents living close to a wind farm will be given up to £150 off their energy bill in the first deal of its kind – but only if they […]

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James Delingpole — Big Wind: The most corrupt and corrupting industry in the world

James Delingpole – The Telegraph — November 19, 2012 There’s an excellent article in the Copenhagen Post which I’m going to reprint here in full. It’s by a retired high court judge called Peter Rørdam. I’m reprinting it because apart from the place names, every last detail applies to the UK wind industry too. And – from […]

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