Suddenly, previously taboo questions are being heard. For example, are the emissions released in the building and installation of turbines ever really offset? Given their major impact on bird mortality and possible links to childhood leukaemia, should the spread of overhead powerlines be limited? And with an estimated 43 million tonnes by 2050 of unrecyclable blade waste, who will pay the cost of decommissioning?
Two matters of significant interest have arisen in the week ending September 14, 2018. In case DeFrock readers missed one or more of the newspaper articles on these matters this post is to ensure that readers can go to the source themselves and consider some of the observations therefrom. Government Support for New Projects Earlier … Continue reading Recent News