Tag Archives: Wind Farms

Windfarm success despite the barriers erected by politicians


The news on Tuesday that the combined force of the on-shore and off-shore windfarms can generate 20 Giga Watts of electricity now that the Cumbrian off-shore wind farm is on line is very encouraging. The total power provided by all … Continue reading

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We need a renewable energy focal point


It is clear from my recent visits to the sea front and views from various parts of the Downs that the Rampion windfarm is fast developing, with apparently over half the turbines already in place. Last weekend I visited Lancing … Continue reading

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A Leadsom never changes her spots


The reports from the meeting  of the Energy and Climate Change Committee in the House of Commons on Wednesday that Andrea Leadsom lost her temper when questioned by MPs suggests that the real views of this Minister of State at the … Continue reading

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Can you feel the need?


This is Amber Rudd, MP for Hastings & Rye and also the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. Yesterday she was on the radio defending the decision by George Osborne (her ex-boss at the Treasury) to guarantee loans to … Continue reading

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The Governments own legal high


The sight on our streets of gas canisters and deflated balloons first thing in the morning are evidence of how some party goers the night before are sourcing Nitrous Oxide for personal consumption. Although the use of laughing gas is not … Continue reading

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We need the wind of change


Its seems clear that the Conservative Party has an energy policy that is at odds with the views of most UK residents. Throughout the 5 years of the last Government and into this one, several Ministers led by Eric Pickles in his role as … Continue reading

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Problems with wind?


Last Wednesday, Energy Secretary and MP for Hastings & Rye spoke at a conference that was discussing offshore wind power. Ms Rudd warned delegates that subsidies for offshore wind will need to be “progressively reduced” in order to keep the public on … Continue reading

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