We don’t trust energy firms’ green claims, say customers who don’t know how green taxes are spent/The Daily Mail

Many of us are highly sceptical of the green credentials touted by energy firms, research has revealed. A study found ‘very high levels’ of mistrust in power firms which tell customers that their bills are going up to pay for green energy – only to post soaring profits. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2364782/We-dont-trust-energy-firms-green-claims-say-customers-dont-know-green-taxes-spent.html#ixzz2ZCV8plh6

New radar could pave way for more turbines

By Kaye Nicolson Campaigners in Moray and the north-east have hit out after it emerged that a revolutionary new radar system could lead to more wind turbines being built. The technology has passed tests that proved its ability to detect the difference between aircraft and turbine blades. Existing systems are unable to identify each turbine
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RWE npower says green policies will mean higher energy bills

By Guy Chazan RWE npower became the first of the big six power suppliers publicly to warn that the government’s green policies will cost consumers more, saying energy bills would rise by more than 19 per cent by the end of the decade. The intervention mounts a forceful challenge to the government, which has claimed
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Wind farm subsidies cut by 25 per cent – The Telegraph

By Robert Mendick, Chief reporter Long-term subsidies for wind farms are to be cut by a quarter, the Government will announce this week. The decision will delight anti-wind farm campaigners and back-bench Conservative MPs who have sought a cut to curtail the construction of turbines. But the wind power industry said the measure would leave
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James Delingpole – Another day, another wind farm scandal/The Telegraph

James Delingpole is a writer, journalist and broadcaster who is right about everything. He is the author of numerous fantastically entertaining books, including his most recent work Watermelons: How the Environmentalists are Killing the Planet, Destroying the Economy and Stealing Your Children’s Future, also available in the US, and in Australia as Killing the Earth
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Taxpayers’ Alliance ‘made dodgy claims on energy bills’/The Independent

The Energy Secretary Ed Davey has attacked the Taxpayers’ Alliance – accusing the campaign group of making “dodgy, back-of-fag-packet claims” about energy bills. The Liberal Democrat minister hit out after the low-tax pressure group published figures claiming that household energy bills could reach £2,000 per household by the end of the decade – with green
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Davey looks to hydrogen to store surplus wind power /Utility Week

15 July 2013 Davey looks to hydrogen to store surplus wind power Davey: hydrogen technology could help store wind power Energy secretary Ed Davey has insisted that the coalition government is looking at not just batteries but advances in “hydrogen technology” so it can “store wind power when it’s not needed on the grid”. Speaking
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