Monthly Archives: July 2013

Locals win right to veto solar farms in bid to keep to keep panels out of the countryside | Mail Online

  Locals win right to veto solar farms in bid to keep to keep panels out of the countryside | Mail Online.

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The dirty secret of Britains power madness: Polluting diesel generators built in secret by foreign companies to kick in when theres no wind for turbines – and other insane but true eco-scandals | Mail Online

  The dirty secret of Britains power madness: Polluting diesel generators built in secret by foreign companies to kick in when theres no wind for turbines – and other insane but true eco-scandals | Mail Online.

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Wind farm subsidies cut by 25 per cent – Telegraph

Not quite what the headline indicates but subsidies will only be paid for 15 years rather than 20 year so better than nothing! Wind farm subsidies cut by 25 per cent – Telegraph.

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Turbine Application PA13/03948 North Tamerton, Holsworthy, Cornwall

I’ve received the following from a couple who live close to the proposed site:- We have recently received notice of an application for a 55 meter wind turbine 500 meters to the south of Ogbeare Hall. We believe the turbine … Continue reading

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Farmers with Wind Turbines/Solar Farms may lose Inheritance Tax relief

Now coming to light is the fact that farmers who install Wind Turbines and or Solar Farms are liable to lose a large proportion of their Inheritance Tax relief as they will now be regarded as an Investment business rather … Continue reading

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Wind farms touted as green energy source but have impact on birds | Local & Regional | KATU.com – Portland News, Sports, Traffic Weather and Breaking News – Portland, Oregon

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service estimates 440,000 birds are killed nationwide each year by wind farms. The number is expected to reach one million per year by 2030. via Wind farms touted as green energy source but have impact … Continue reading

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Coalition facing back-bench revolt over wind farm subsidy increase – Telegraph

  Onshore wind farms currently receive about twice the market rate for the electricity they supply to the National Grid! Coalition facing back-bench revolt over wind farm subsidies – Telegraph.

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