This site shows current, last half-hour and last 24 hours UK electricity generation. See generation by fuel type as a table or graph.
Please view this article by Stuart Young Consulting supported by the John Muir Trust. Five assertions by the wind industry are examined in detail using data from all the UK wind farms metered by the National Grid. A resume can be found on the John Muir Trust page http://www.jmt.org/wind-analysis-report.asp
Please view this article by Fred Udo which analyses the Irish Power System and indicates that fossil fuel and CO2 emissions are not saved without large buffer storage (pumped hydro)- something very limited in the UK.
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Please view this link to the Scottish Wind Assessment website. If you have seen our flyer you will have seen their map of proposed and current sites in Scotland for 250 wind farms as of January 2005
We are part of the Southern Upland Alliance. Groups in Southern Scotland are joining forces to make their voice heard.
This group has kindly allowed us to link to their excellent comprehensive website which has many links to other useful sites. They are about to take a test case to court and would be glad of any support.
This group is fighting to protect the landscape at Mynydd y Gwair, Wales.
A French group called Ventdubocage has contacted us. We are appalled to hear that France is similarily affected, with 400 wind farms planned for the west part of France (Vienne, deux-Sèvres, Charente- Charente -maritime and Vendée).
We are told 15,000 turbines are planned for France. They liked our wicker turbine and have put it on a special page on their web site http://ventdubocage.net/ecosse2.htm
SOUL is the organisation set up to fight the proposal to build a wind farm at Barmoor, between the villages of Lowick, Ford and Bowsden, in the beautiful unspoilt land of North Northumberland.
Auchtermuchty Landscape & Environment Group is campaigning against the EnergieKontor proposal to build a windfarm on the outskirts of Auchtermuchty.
A group campaigning against the proposal by EnergieKontor to build a wind farm between Ceres and Baldinie.
The Moorsyde Action Group is campaining against a proposed windfarm development in Northumberland.
The Dunion Hill Conservation Group is part of the Southern Upland Alliance and is campaining against a proposed windfarm near Jedburgh.
Windbyte provides maps detailing windfarm proposals in North East England and South East Scotland.
Stop Wadlow Wind Farm is an action group fighting plans for a wind farm at Wadlow Farm in South Cambridgeshire.