Councillor dismisses ‘King’s Road artistrocrats’ objecting to wind farm near Queen Mother’s castle/The Telegraph

English-based friends and associates of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, who objected to plans for a wind turbine near her former Scottish home, have been dismissed as “King’s Road aristocrats” by a local councillor in favour of the scheme. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/theroyalfamily/10201856/Councillor-dismisses-Kings-Road-artistrocrats-objecting-to-wind-farm-near-Queen-Mothers-castle.html

Germany’s Biggest Energy Company Considers Fleeing Europe/GWPF

German utility E.ON is considering dismantling some European power plants that have been mothballed because of poor profitability and relocating them to faster-growing emerging markets such as Turkey, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal Wednesday. http://www.thegwpf.org/germanys-biggest-energy-company-considers-fleeing-europe/

Open evening for Samsung construction/Fife Today

Communities in east Fife are being given the opportunity to learn about construction plans for the new offshore prototype wind turbine which is being erected at Methil’s Energy Park, at a special information evening next week. http://www.fifetoday.co.uk/news/local-headlines/open-evening-for-samsung-construction-1-3012380