Archive for May, 2012

Letter to the Irish Times

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Sir, – In his letter, [May 9] Breandán Ó Mathúna rightly points out the disadvantages of the seemingly inexorable march of wind turbines.

He notes that those driving these projects stand to earn millions, and care nothing about the destruction of the Irish landscape. Furthermore, they care nothing about the need to provide back-up power for those many occasions when the wind doesn’t blow – as, indeed, occurred at breakfast time today, when wind contributed a mere 5 per cent of ...

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