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The Scottish wind-power racket 

John Constable and Matt Ridley at Capx deliver the lowdown on how Scotland gets UK taxpayers to pay for its windfarms, even when there’s no wind – or too much wind. 321 more words

Government

EU extends sanctions against Russia over Siemens

The European Union extended the sanction list against Russia related to Siemens turbines supply to Crimea by adding three individuals and three companies, press service of the EU Council said on Friday. 175 more words

Review Article

World's largest tidal energy power plant to begin construction in Scotland

When you consider it, it’s truly Moon power!

The MeyGen tidal job in Scotland will certainly be the biggest tidal power plant on the planet when functional. 324 more words

Genel

World's largest tidal energy power plant to begin construction in Scotland

When you consider it, it’s truly Moon power!

The MeyGen tidal job in Scotland will certainly be the biggest tidal power plant on the planet when functional. 324 more words

Genel

Study to take soundings on dolphins’ attitude to turbines 

H/T Wind Energy News

Ideally these studies should have been done years ago, but better late than never.

Scottish scientists are set to gain new insights into the lives and habits of the world’s most northerly resident population of bottlenose dolphins and how they are coping with wind turbines in the North Sea, … 220 more words

Wind

Siemens exits Russian JV after Crimea turbines scandal

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

German industrial group Siemens will exit its Russian power-plant joint venture Interautomatika following a scandal that saw four gas turbines it sold for use in Russia turn up in Crimea, a region subject to EU sanctions on energy technology. 214 more words

Money Matters

Tourists shun Scottish regions hit by wind turbine ‘blight’ 

Wherever onshore wind turbines are built there will also be networks of electricity pylons to carry the power away. Tourism is big business in windy Scotland. 241 more words

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