Tory government faces pressure over onshore wind farms after new poll

THE UK government is under increasing pressure to include onshore wind farms in its evolving energy strategy.

It comes after a new poll – including 69% of those who identified themselves as being traditionally Conservative voters – said they supported their building to pull away from reliance on dirty fuels.

However current government policy doesn’t support their introduction to the national grid – despite its claim to be pushing a green energy agenda.  Continue reading “Tory government faces pressure over onshore wind farms after new poll”

Wind generated more than double Scotland’s electricity needs on Monday as WWF Scotland pushes case for Warm Homes Bill

WIND generated enough electricity to power seven million homes on Monday – more than double Scotland’s entire needs.

Data released today shows 86,467MWH of electricity was supplied to the national grid as gusts of up to 86mph hit the country.

Environmental groups said that was enough to outstrip both domestic and business use as the case for moving to renewables grows.

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