Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Roger Helmer's blog

Those who think that saying "offshore not onshore" is a good tactical ploy to use when opposing onshore wind power have not usually done much research on the subject. If you are of this persuasion, look at the photographs on these two links for the Tiree Array and Llandudno.

Roger Helmer, MEP, has spoken out before on the wind power issue. This article is a good one, and highlights many of the problems connected with offshore wind power:

Here is one interesting quote from the article: "One large array in Denmark with a planned operating life of 25 years required all the turbines to be replaced or substantially repaired within eighteen months. "

Do read the full article - and the amusing Comment from Barking Spider, re the "Chris Huhne array"

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