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Daily Archives: November 15, 2010

The game’s up, Wills!

The game’s up, Wills!

Yet another attack on what he calls the SIC's "truly pitiful and embarrassing leadership" has been made by councillor Jonathan Wills, I read in your front page story of last week. This comes about four months after the same Mr Wills, if my memory serves me correctly, agreed to bury the hatchet with ... Read more...

Better technology is available

Better technology is available

In the Viking energy planning application addendum, the bean-counting element of Viking Energy has deemed that a development size of 457 megawatts (MW) is large enough to be economically viable. This would suggest Viking Energy has reached a compromise on the balance between “how big for profit”... Read more...

Plain bonkers

Plain bonkers

In a speech given to a business conference at the Scottish Parliament last week the head of one of the UK’s largest power generators described the SNP’s energy policy, with its reliance on renewables to provide our energy needs over the next 10 years, as both “wishful thinking” and “bonker... Read more...

Lessons of history?

Lessons of history?

Listening to the recent BBC Radio Shetland windfarm debate I was surprised to hear myself criticised by Mr Wishart, Viking Energy’s project co-ordinator, for having the temerity to write a letter to the Herald newspaper. I’m not sure what upset him most, the fact I’d written to a national news... Read more...