Posts Tagged ‘England’s’

England’s green power: East Riding best for wind while Cornwall tops solar

Analysis by Green Alliance has mapped onshore wind turbines and solar panel installations for the first time The East Riding of Yorkshire is England’s top area for producing wind power, a new analysis has found, with Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire not far behind. The national hotspot for solar generation is sunny Cornwall, perhaps unsurprisingly. But though […]

Work to begin next year on first windfarm off England’s south coast

The 400-megawatt Rampion windfarm eight miles from Sussex coast could power up to 300,000 homes at a cost of £1.3bn Construction of the first windfarm off the south coast of England will begin early next year, it has been announced. The 400-megawatt Rampion windfarm, situated eight miles from the Sussex coast, could power up to […]

Onshore wind: why are England’s local councils blocking progress?

Planning approval rates are at an all-time low, and the only reasonable explanation is that local councils judge wind energy unfairly The majority want a future in which the UK generates energy, while not causing irreversible climate change or being at the mercy of global fossil fuel markets. (A Department of Energy and Climate Change […]

England’s lights ‘would go out without Scotland’s renewable energy’

Scottish energy minister hits back after UK energy secretary claims independent Scotland would face higher energy bills Damian Carrington View full post on Environment: Wind power | theguardian.com