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The Destruction of Reliable Energy Supplies

The obsession with global warming will put the lights out all over Britain – The Telegraph We are destroying our sources of secure energy as windless Wednesday showed this week The Destruction of Reliable Energy Supplies

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No More Money for Renewables

Now, laid bare for all the see, what we have been saying all along about the cost of renewables. The Government have run out of money to pay for them      

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Cardwell Farm – Update & Planning Documents

Our neighbours fighting the Cardwell farm turbine and who have supported us now need our help. Please read this letter from them copied below. Link to application  and you can find a clone of the Cardwell Farm planning application documents … Continue reading

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No more windfarms unless local people say yes, says new Energy Secretary

In the Telegraph  17/5/2015 “No more on shore wind farm schemes will be given the go ahead unless they have the support of local people, the new Energy secretary has said.” We will wait to see how this develops and trust … Continue reading

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New Government to go 100% Renewable by 2030?

The Labour Party have plans to have zero carbon electricity by 2030 at a cost of over £200bn and a nearly 40% rise in fuel bills. Labour Manifesto

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Top scientists start to examine fiddled global warming figures

The Telegraph 26/4/2015 “Last month, we are told, the world enjoyed “its hottest March since records began in 1880”. This year, according to “US government scientists”, already bids to outrank 2014 as “the hottest ever”. The figures from the US … Continue reading

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Material Considerations

Last night we all gathered together at a Parish Council meeting to listen to the arguments concerning the Wreys Barton turbine application. We heard about the usual legally important things like Cumulative effect, Shadow, Noise, Visual Amenity, Hertitage Assets etc … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Cox Visits Turbine Site

Conservative candidate Geoffrey Cox stopped off at SALTAG HQ on on his tour of West Devon today Tuesday 21st April 2015, to inspect the site of the proposed  Wreys Barton. He expressed his surprise that such a large turbine could … Continue reading

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Western Power – “No more Turbines”

From one of our members, Western Power Distribution, who are responsible for electricity from Cornwall all the way to Nottingham, are reported that National Grid as being unable to accommodate any more renewable energy schemes onto their power distribution network.   Western … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Cox Speaks out – Subsidies Debate March 6th

Our local Conservative MP attended the debate and spoke out against on-shore wind turbines.   http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmhansrd/cm150306/debtext/150306-0001.htm#15030634000888  

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