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Daily Archives: November 9, 2010

No-alternatives energy

No-alternatives energy

The Shetland Visitor Survey 2006 stated that for tourists “overall their main inspiration were birds, wildlife, nature and flora, followed by peace and quiet, remoteness and the scenery”. In modern jargon we have a “unique selling point”, as Robert Wishart’s letter in last week's Shetland ... Read more...

Thinking is easy

Thinking is easy

A leaflet posted through the door last week by the Windfarm Supporters Group implored the Shetland community to think. There seems to be a misunderstanding that when someone attacks the economics of a project, they are attacking the thing itself. In other words, is it not possible to be very much in... Read more...

Different options

Different options

One interesting thing that came out of Radio Shetland's debate on the Viking Energy windfarm was that everyone (including Allan Wishart) agreed that new technology was moving at a very fast pace and that only 50 of the new improved turbines would be needed now to produce the same amount of electrici... Read more...