Table of contents
Slide 2 Programme
Slide10 Black Law wind farm – Scotland
Slide 18 GOVERNMENT TARGETS
Slide 20 Frequency of wind speeds in the UK (Met Office data)
Slide 21 TYPICAL POWER CURVE OF A WIND TURBINE
Slide 22 WIND SPEED & POWER CURVE MIS-MATCH
Slide 24 Region 4 – Cumbria
Slide 26 Summary of power changes in a 25GW wind carpet in the UK
Slide 29 Base load and demand
Slide 33 Annual carbon dioxide emissions
Slide 34 The global perspective
Slide 35 How much CO2 is ‘saved’?
Slide 36 VANISHING CO2 SAVINGS
Slide 37 Advertising Standards Authority ruling dated 21/12/2005
Slide 38 SUMMARY of Part 1.1
Slide 45 Turbine base ready for concrete
Slide 46 Turbine base after pouring of concrete (note person top left)
Slide 47 Turbine sections on the road to Cefn Croes, Wales
Slide 48 Delivery - Cefn Croes, Wales
Slide 49 Turbines 330 feet to blade tip
Slide 50 Servicing a medium-sized turbine
Slide 52 Challenge WCE’s claims
Slide 53 Already shown that;
Slide 54 Typical developer claims
Slide 55 The Berrier Hill claim
Slide 58 So WCE are already in breach of the ASA ruling on CO2 savings AND
Slide 61 CPRE Tranquillity Map – NW Region
Slide 67 Visual Impact of wind turbines Criteria of the Cumbria Wind Energy Supplementary Planning Document, August 2006
Slide 70 Use Appeal decisions such as that at Tallentire Hill wind masts
Slide 71 Inspectors Report on the Whinash Public Inquiry says;
Slide 73 Cumulative impacts
Slide 74 Three types of cumulative impact CCC Wind Energy Supplementary Planning Document, August 2006
Slide 77 What the Cumbria Wind Energy Supplementary Planning Document says about Cumulative Impact;
Slide 78 The view of English Heritage
Slide 79 The view of the Council for National Parks
Slide 82 JOBS: developers often justify by their proposals by quoting the Region Spatial Strategy, thus ‘..Rural diversification is needed in upland areas and the more intensively farmed lowlands to create employment and generate economic prosperity’
Slide 83 DO W/Fs GENERATE JOBS?
Slide 85 Do wind farms depress house prices?
Slide 86 RICS Survey – some results
Slide 87 Will it impact tourism?
Slide 89 What about noise?
Slide 90 Do wind farms have any benefits?
Slide 91 How much will Berrier Hill earn?
Slide 92 Do we need wind farms? NO
Slide 93 CONCLUSIONS
Slide 94 Some things to do
Slide 95 Sources of Information
Author: Mike Hall