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Wind power generated enough electricity to power four out of 10 UK homes last week – and that during a freezing March day and at a time when gas prices were at a seven year high. From 9.30pm last Thursday night for the rest of the night and day, wind power generated 5 GW of… » read more

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By Chris Rose Health warnings from anti-wind power activists about wind power are likely to be causing some people to think they are getting sick, a new study from an Australian academic shows. Simon Chapman, one of the study’s contributing authors, said health complaints in Australia about so-called ‘Wind Turbine Syndrome’ began to appear after… » read more

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By Christian Kjaer, EWEA CEO Investing in wind energy makes absolute economic sense. Europe’s ageing power plants need replacing. It makes economic sense to replace a growing proportion of those conventional power plants with wind energy. This is because wind energy does the following:   Creates jobs and economic growth in Europe. 238,000 people worked… » read more

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By Philippa Jones Anti-wind power lobbyists have long contested claims by the wind industry that wind power is competitive with fossil fuels. But technological advances, making wind turbines bigger, smarter, and more competitive in all situations, mean the wind is fast being taken out of the naysayers’ sails. Both EWEA and GWEC, the Global Wind… » read more

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