Monthly Archives: February 2014

Beckwell Wind Turbine – Planning Meeting – 4th March 2014

Please note the Planning Committee will discuss this application at its next meeting which is Tuesday 4th March 2014 at 10am.  The Agenda and full details of the Planning Application report 01243/2014 can be found on :- http://www.westdevon.gov.uk/article/5927/Tuesday-4th-March-2014 You will … Continue reading

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Rebuttal to the Department of Energy and Climate Change letter.

Dr Phillip Bratby has provided us with a line by line rebuttal to the letter received from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (See “A worrying reply from the Department of Energy and Climate Change – February 19th on … Continue reading

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Wind farms paid £30m to shut down during high winds – Telegraph

  Payments are being made because the National Grid can’t cope with the amount of electricity being produced in high winds! Wind farms paid £30m to shut down during high winds – Telegraph.

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Taxpayers fund wind farm scam

  Taxpayers fund wind farm scam – UK / News & Views / The Sunday Post.

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Some Good News!

1.  Ridgecombe Farm Wind Turbine – 00178/2014 The County Archaeologist has recommended a program of pre-application assessment, geophysical survey and possibly trial trenching as the proposed site is close to a hilltop settlement of late prehistoric or Romano-British date.  This should … Continue reading

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Large-scale wind power schemes ‘in retreat’ | North Devon Journal

Large-scale wind power schemes ‘in retreat’ | North Devon Journal.

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Giant wind turbines are not wanted, insists MP

  Giant wind turbines are not wanted, insists MP | Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette.

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