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Winds of Change Pt. 1 — Green Energy backlash

CKWS tv — March 26, 2013 GREEN ENERGY PROJECTS ARE TAKING ROOT ACROSS OUR REGION.  BUT THEY DON’T COME WITHOUT CONTROVERSY.  UNHAPPY RESIDENTS IN SEVERAL AREAS ARE OPPOSING WIND TURBINES, YET MANY PROJECTS ARE GOING AHEAD ANYWAY. IN THE FIRST OF HER TWO PART SERIES, “WINDS OF CHANGE”, NEWSWATCH’S HEATHER BUTTS HAS EXPERTS WEIGH-IN ON TURBINE BACKLASH. Click here to […]

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Scotland — The winds of change are blowing. So what next?

Ben Acheson — Think Scotland BACK IN 2004, there were 12 operational wind farms in the UK and average annual energy bills were £522. Today, 355 operational wind farms dot our countryside and we pay around £1,252 for energy each year. As wind farms have multiplied, energy bills have more than doubled. Over 5.5 million […]

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New Report from the Reason Foundation and the Adam Smith Institute – The Limits of Wind Power

The Reason Foundation and the Adam Smith Institute Policy Study — February 2013 The Limits of Wind Power By William Korchinski Project Director: Julian Morris Executive Summary Environmentalists advocate wind power as one of the main alternatives to fossil fuels, claiming that it is both cost effective and low in carbon emissions. This study seeks […]

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