Does money grow in wind farms?

Wind turbines are a poor way to harness energy – but a very good way to generate public subsidies, says Andrew Gilligan. By Andrew Gilligan Published: 7:00AM BST 13 Jun 2010 of the Daily Telegraph, see original post here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/7823681/Does-money-grow-in-wind-farms.html A general view of Europe’s biggest onshore wind farm, Whitelee Windfarm operated by ScottishPower Renewbles […]

Wind turbine noise warnings were dismissed by civil servants

A warning about the health effects of noise from wind turbines was removed from a government study following pressure from civil servants. original article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/greenpolitics/planning/6803823/Wind-turbine-noise-warnings-were-dismissed-by-civil-servants.html Consultants recommended lowering night-time noise limits because the sounds made by spinning blades were enough to disrupt sleep patterns. However, the advice, contained in a draft version of their […]