Wind farms

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Before investing in more renewables, we need to find a cheap way of storing electricity

1 December 2014 16:20

There is an app you can load onto your smartphone, called UK Energy, which can tell you how much electricity…

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If you really hate wind farms, David Cameron won’t help you

16 April 2014 14:32

The Prime Minister is planning to cap the total number of onshore wind farms in Britain. But what would limiting…

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The sad tale of the White-throated Needletail and the Outer Hebridean wind turbine

27 June 2013 19:44

Yesterday morning, driving along the main road back to Tarbert in the Outer Hebrides, we came across a large group…

Conservative MP Greg Barker has said that wind farms are ‘wonderful’ and ‘majestic’, and that they have become a ‘tourist attraction.’ Image: Getty

Why are Conservative MPs so intent on wrecking our countryside?

4 December 2012 12:37

Last week we had Nick Boles extolling the virtues of concreting over what green space we still have in order…

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Delingpolegate?

14 November 2012 9:22

What’s wrong with supporting James Delingpole? Ask the Guardian: it has had a tremendous amount of fun exposing the Tories’ campaign manager…

John Hayes sparked a row today with comments about the future of wind farms. Picture: Getty

Tensions grow over government green policy

31 October 2012 14:08

While the major tensions at today’s Prime Minister’s Questions were around the Tory party and Europe, another split within the…

Owen Paterson: no to wind farm subsidies. Photo: Getty Images.

Conservative conference: Owen Paterson says yes to shale gas and no to wind farms subsidies

10 October 2012 3:57

‘We will only improve the environment if we improve the economy.’ Owen Paterson demonstrated the government’s new environmental mantra at…