Wind Turbines

Time to Confront Wind Turbine "Ugliness"

Cristina Brooks | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Tech
Cristina Brooks

I think that wind turbines are ugly. At the same time, I think wind power is the only renewable energy source that can be reliably used to reach the UK's carbon reduction goals. I'm not alone in saying turbines have a "visual impact." British landscape painters were up in arms against the wind turbines that were covering the UK's hills in 2006.

Hydro-electric Power - Why a Coalition Government Could Make the UK Greener

Simon Thomas | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Politics
Simon Thomas

The numbers speak for themselves. Hydro-electric power is currently the only renewable energy capable of replacing fossil fuels and it's about time we had a party in government that's going to get serious about cutting the UK's carbon footprint.

'Hypocrite' UKIP MEP Not Saying If He's Profiting From Wind Turbines

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip MEP William Dartmouth "will have to accept the label of hypocrite" for failing to make clear that he will not benefit from a potential onshore wi...

Ukip MEP Urged To Account For Wind Farm Links

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip MEP William Dartmouth showed a "lack of candour" in his "vague" explanation of his connection to a Yorkshire onshore wind farm application, Lib D...

Asa Bennett

Ukip MEP In Family Affair Over Wind Turbines | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics

Ukip MEP William Dartmouth has denied that he stands to benefit financially from the construction of wind turbines on land in Yorkshire, claiming that...

Wind Energy: Chalk It Up as a Loss

Ben Acheson | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Politics
Ben Acheson

We have read how turbines impact human health and after years of mockery from pro-wind groups, we now have the first peer-reviewed, science-based report confirming that turbines do have harmful impacts on humans...

The Ashden Awards

Jonathon Porritt | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Tech
Jonathon Porritt

Ashden has some cracking efficiency-based winners this year. The 2013 Gold Award went to the partnership of the Sustainable Energy Academy and United House for what is in effect a new supply chain for doing internal solid-wall insulation, taking off-site what is often a very messy and disruptive business when it is done on-site.

'Alex Salmond Must Have A Death Wish'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK

Donald Trump has lashed out at Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond after it was revealed that wind turbines set to be built within view of his planne...

Trump To Fight Wind Turbine 'Monstrosities' Before Scottish Parliament

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK Politics

American billionaire Donald Trump will take his fight against wind farms to the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday. The outspoken businessman, who ha...

Communities Around The UK Making A Difference

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Tech

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Famed Amer...

Trump In Hot Air Outburst Against Wind Farms

PA | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK

US tycoon Donald Trump has warned that wind farms could "completely end" tourism in Scotland and the country is "in effect committing financial suicid...

Matt Baker Hits Out

PA | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Countryfile presenter Matt Baker has criticised the number of wind turbines springing up in the countryside. The One Show host, 34, said it was "sa...

Don't Gamble With Our Energy Supply

Maria McCaffery | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK
Maria McCaffery

Ofgem's figures show that the current cost to UK households of developing all forms of renewable energy, including wind, is less than £20 a year. For less than 40p a week, we can develop a thriving UK-based renewable sector, including wave and tidal energy, which will provide secure, cost-effective and clean energy for generations to come.

Trump To Salmond: Your Windfarms Will Ruin Scotland

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Politics

Donald Trump has warned Alex Salmond that going ahead with an offshore windfarm would do more damage to the region "than any event in Scotland's histo...

Wind Farms To Wind Down For Futuristic Energy Pods?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK

Reports that wind farms have been forced to close overnight because its been too windy, have not only had the National Grid in a bluster but drawn att...

Donald Trump Opposes Wind Farm 'For Benefit Of Scotland'

PA | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has said that he is "fighting for the benefit of Scotland" in objecting to plans for an offshore wind farm. Th...