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UK Wind Energy and 100 Percent Renewables | The Energy Collective

UK Wind Energy and 100 Percent Renewables | The Energy Collective | Case Study | Scoop.it
If the UK was not full of NIMBYs or if wind power had higher power density, then plastering the UK with enough wind turbines to provide the equivalent of 100% of UK electricity demands might be doable.
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Wind turbines don’t affect house prices - politicians do

Wind turbines don’t affect house prices - politicians do | Case Study | Scoop.it
How current rhetoric from government ministers risks fuelling a self-fulfilling prophesy.
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Ethiopia switches on Africa's largest wind farm - tech - 29 October 2013 - New Scientist

Ethiopia switches on Africa's largest wind farm - tech - 29 October 2013 - New Scientist | Case Study | Scoop.it
The country's green economy is booming, but it will be a while before most Ethiopians feel the benefit
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It's a myth that wind turbines don't reduce carbon emissions

It's a myth that wind turbines don't reduce carbon emissions | Case Study | Scoop.it
Chris Goodall and Mark Lynas: Conclusive figures show that the sceptics who lobby against wind power simply have their facts wrong
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Nuclear costs 'just too astronomical'

Nuclear costs 'just too astronomical' | Case Study | Scoop.it
The building and clean-up costs of nuclear power costs were "just too astronomical" said the Green Party's Jenny Jones.
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Wind farms knock eight per cent off average home value, property experts reveal - Telegraph

Wind farms knock eight per cent off average home value, property experts reveal - Telegraph | Case Study | Scoop.it
Estate agents say controversial wind farms can reduce the value of nearby homes by up to eight per cent
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Wind Power Proves Effective CO2 Saver: Scientific American

Wind Power Proves Effective CO2 Saver: Scientific American | Case Study | Scoop.it
Contrary to claims by critics of wind power, Spanish researchers say, the turbines do reduce carbon dioxide emissions significantly even though the wind does not blow continuously
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How many wind turbines would it take to power the UK?

How many wind turbines would it take to power the UK? | Case Study | Scoop.it
One of the rare pleasures in life is reading the latest piece of nonsense written by Christopher Booker in the Daily Telegraph. The fact that it is nonsense appears to be subject independent, but t...
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Chemical-Payne's curator insight, November 21, 2013 1:40 PM

Nice to see some data, but how do I know these calculations are correct? How reliable is this? 

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Wind farms could become 'monuments of a failed civilisation', top environmentalist claims - Telegraph

Wind farms could become 'monuments of a failed civilisation', top environmentalist claims - Telegraph | Case Study | Scoop.it
One of the world's top environmentalists has said wind farms risk becoming “monuments of a failed civilisation" as he fights to stop a 275ft turbine being erected near his home.
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Colder winters help anti-wind farm groups

Colder winters help anti-wind farm groups | Case Study | Scoop.it
Climate change could result in colder, less windy winters, and that may affect government plans for wind farms.
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Bats, birds and blades: wind turbines and biodiversity

Bats, birds and blades: wind turbines and biodiversity | Case Study | Scoop.it
All the conventional 'green' scenarios for reducing carbon emissions include a dramatic upscaling in renewable power generated by wind, both on and offshore. However, the environmental impacts of t...
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Examples of evidence hunting · Sense about Science

Examples of evidence hunting · Sense about Science | Case Study | Scoop.it
Sense about Science ? Equipping people to make sense of science and evidence
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