Posts Tagged ‘Lewis’

Crofters on Lewis fight EDF and Wood Group’s windfarm proposal

Energy giants hope Scottish court will permit development of 36 turbines on moorland Hundreds of crofters are fighting an attempt by the energy giants EDF and Wood Group to build a windfarm on the island of Lewis. More than 200 crofters have objected to proposals to build on communal land close to Stornoway, the biggest […]

The Canberra Coal Club ignores what most people know: the future will be clean and smart | Peter Lewis

The dirty and dumb antics and the anti-renewables rhetoric being amped up by our politicians is out of step with majority thinking on energy When Treasurer Scott Morrison clomped into parliament with his pet piece of coal after South Australia’s electricity network collapsed in the face of extreme weather he was indulging in more than […]

Lewis Wind Power supports re-usable cup scheme at festival

Congratulations, you’re now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we’ll send them straight to your inbox. HebCelt organisers are wishing fans many happy returns after new sponsors Lewis Wind Power supported a fresh innovation at the festival this year – re-usable cups. View full post on Wind […]

Renewable energy: How wind is changing the fortunes of Lewis islanders

The bitter winds that batter Scotland’s Isle of Lewis are set to fuel Europe’s biggest community energy project. But for clean energy here to fulfill its potential – and for the islanders to reap the benefits – a crucial cable must get the go ahead February is a bitter month in Lewis in the Western […]