SNP plan for green power is ‘nonsense’ says expert

Alex Salmond’s vision of a Scotland powered entirely by renewable energy by 2020 has been dismissed as “nonsense” by one of the UK’s leading energy economists. Continue reading “SNP plan for green power is ‘nonsense’ says expert”
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Sturgeon urged: investigate your Energy Minister’s decisions for UK’s largest private landowner

Even more sleaze and alleged back room dealings form the SNP. This time, in support of the UK’s biggest landowner. This is the same landowner that came under fire over the SNP’s position on fracking. This MUST be investigated.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is being asked to investigate the conduct of her own Energy Minister Fergus Ewing after he was accused of blocking one wind farm to pave the way for another backed by the Duke of Buccleuch, Britain’s largest private landowner.

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A Problem With Wind Power. by Eric Rosenbloom

An excellent article showing the complete folly of wind power.

Output figures from wind developers are typically annual averages expressed in the vague figure of “number of homes provided for.” Homes, however, account for only a third of all electricity use, and electricity represents only a third of all energy consumption (only a fifth in Vermont). Further, home use of electricity varies widely through the day, week, and year, but wind plants generate electricity by the whims of the wind rather than the actual needs of the grid. Continue reading “A Problem With Wind Power. by Eric Rosenbloom”