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The Destruction of Scottish Power

(From ENERGY MATTERS) Euan Mearns — January 6, 2016 Summary The Scottish Government has set a target for renewable sources to generate the equivalent of 100 per cent of Scotland’s gross annual electricity consumption by 2020. This target is set without reference to economic and environmental costs and sound engineering practice. Industry and academia have […]

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NEW EVIDENCE: WIND FARMS CONTAMINATING WATER SUPPLY IN SCOTLAND

Donna Rachel Edmunds — Breitbart.com — July 18, 2015 Campaigners in Scotland are calling for a full, independent investigation into allegations that wind farms are contaminating water supplies across large areas of Scotland. They have written to the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Energy Secretary Amber Rudd calling for an immediate halt on all wind […]

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New Video Shows the Devastation To the Natural Beauty Surrounding Loch Ness

Sign the petition to the Scottish government to stop this assault on the beautiful country of Scotland by greedy wind developers….click here.

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Windfarm cover-up over golden eagle deaths

Tip o’ the hat to Mark DuChamp (World Council for Nature) Tim Pauling — The Press and Journal — November 3, 2014 Environmentalists and anti-windfarm campaigners suspect a cover-up over the number of golden eagles killed by wind turbines. They believe a decision to put back a census of bird numbers by two years is […]

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Scotland: Wind Farm Developers Deny People Their Democratic Right

Penicuckoo (UK) — October 4, 2014 The chairman of a local environmental protection group has hit out at developers of the planned Mount Lothian wind farm, who have appealed to the Scottish Government weeks before a public meeting, forbidding public representation. Plans for a nine turbine wind farm south of Penicuik will now be considered […]

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Scotland: New Site — “Winds of Justice”

Scotland has a new website up and running to help in the battle against this invasive assault on our lives. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out.  Interesting content. Winds of Justice

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Scottish Government to ban Wind Turbines from Scenic Locations (Wouldn’t that be the whole country?)

Herald Scotland — June 23, 2014 WIND turbines are expected to be banned from Scotland’s beauty spots. The Scottish Government will today announce a ban on wind farms from National Parks and National Scenic Areas. Ministers have responded to criticism from conservationists and ordered the clampdown as part of a new planning strategy. The policy […]

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Over one million Scottish homes now living in fuel poverty thanks to wind energy policies

(Editor’s Note: While this article is about the golf courses in Scotland, the second last paragraph is of interest. — DQ) Turbines Are Well Below Par The Scottish Government’s obsession with wind turbines looks set to bunker our most iconic golf courses. The Scottish Government’s obsession with wind turbines looks set to bunker our most iconic […]

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Scotland: Sinister letters sent to critics of planned wind farm

Rod Mills — Scottish Express — January 14, 2014 Poison pen letters have been sent to a retired doctor and her husband after they objected to plans for a wind farm near their home. The letters purport to be from a group called Stranraer Wind Farm Enthusiasts. The writer claims the group has 1,200 members. […]

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Scotland – “My house actually vibrates from wind turbine”

Donegal News — December 16, 2013 A mother of two teenage children who lives only 500 metres from a wind turbine at the Corkermore site where a rotor blade broke of in last week’s storm, has for the first time spoken publicly about wind farms. On reading the comments in the Donegal News last Friday […]

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Wind Farms Noise — The sacrifice of the rural minorities — Mike Stigwood

From Scotland Against Spin

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UK: Wind farms make no economic or practical sense

Dealing a blow to the taxpayer John Black — The Southern Reporter (UK) — November 29, 2013 Wind farms were inflicted on Britain by Tony Blair in one of his evangelical insights – and this myth was sustained by the SNP Government with its target of 100 per cent renewables by 2020.   Wind farms […]

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Donald Trump challenge to Aberdeenshire wind farm begins today

BBC – November 12, 2013 Donald Trump’s legal challenge against plans for an offshore wind farm near his Aberdeenshire golf resort is due to get under way at the Court of Session. During a four-day hearing, the US tycoon will attempt to overturn the Scottish government’s decision to approve the 11-turbine project. The developer, Aberdeen […]

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Scotland: Temperatures over Renewable Energy Bill hikes are heading to an explosive boiling point

Bill Jamieson — The Scotsman — October 13, 2013 IF IT is set to be a cold comfort winter for households as domestic energy bills are hiked, the political temperature is heading in the opposite direction: an explosive boiling point. The truth of UK energy policy has been lost in a maze of subsidies, charges, […]

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Scotland: Landmark court ruling casts doubt on legality of wind farms

Tom Peterkin — The Scotsman — October 3, 2013 Scottish Government intends to appeal ruling. ALEX Salmond’s green energy programme has suffered a setback from a landmark court ruling which casts doubt on the legality of many wind farm developments in Scotland. Anti-wind farm campaigners have seized on a Court of Session opinion by Lady […]

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