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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