Wind Farms

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Kennedy Renewables will be holding a public exhibition to allow local communities to view the proposed extension to the Little Raith Wind Farm.

Tuesday 4th February 2014

Auchtertool Village Hall
2pm- 6.30pm

Wednesday 5th February 2014

Cowdenbeath North Church
2.30pm- 8pm

Thursday 6th February 2014

Lochgelly Centre
2.30pm- 7.30pm

Little Raith under investigation for impact study

Little Raith under investigation for impact study

Little Raith Wind Farm is one out of ten wind farms in Scotland that have been selected for investigation to compare the developers submitted Environmental Impact Assessment at the planning application stage, against the actual impacts communities now face. The research is being managed by ClimateXChange, who provide research, advice and analysis on behalf of the Scottish Government. The work…
Little Raith Wind Farm – Extension

Little Raith Wind Farm – Extension

Application (13/03390/SCO) details: http://planning.fife.gov.uk/online/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=MW76VQHF0UX00 Let us know what you think of the proposed extension. Do you support or are you against? Has the existing facility impacted on your quality of life? Whatever your comment, please let us know below.
Little Raith, Industrial Wind Turbines, Health Impacts

Little Raith, Industrial Wind Turbines, Health Impacts

Since the operations at Little Raith began, we have been receiving a growing number of reports from residents in Lochgelly and Auchtertool regarding their quality of life and health impacts. The symptoms that have been reported to us, include; Dizziness and loss of balance Headaches and Migraines Ringing in the Ears (Tinnitus) Pressure on the ears, sometimes resulting in pain…
Methil Turbine

Methil Turbine

The test turbine approved for Methil has now been constructed which is a total height of 196m (643 ft), below is a set of images forwarded to us from a resident from the Methil area.
Perth Protest 2013 – Images

Perth Protest 2013 – Images

We attended the protest against the Scottish Government Energy Policy at Perth on the 19th October which coincided with the SNP Conference. Other demos were held on the same day which included an Anti-Fracking protest, an Anti-Bedroom Tax protest, and a group calling for the Scottish Government to take action against China regarding organ harvesting of political prisoners and those…
Public Park – Photo Montages (updated)

Public Park – Photo Montages (updated)

Below we have created one scale chart and photo-montages of a turbine for the Public Park. Currently the model type of turbine is unknown,the model type selected is a Kingspan KW6 which will be 87.1ft in total height. Issues to Consider: Access roads will be required for the construction phase and continued maintenance of the turbine. Access will either be…
Fife Council contracts Phenix Energy, but do they have a Proven track record?

Fife Council contracts Phenix Energy, but do they have a Proven track record?

Fife Council have contracted Phenix Energy as their agents for developing their ambitious plans for placing turbines in Parks and Schools throughout Fife, with the taxpayer footing the bill for the planning and construction costs, and the cost of subsidies for the turbines, added to our household energy bills, a stealth tax which will affect the fuel poor the hardest.…
Wind Turbines for Lochgelly High School and Public Park

Wind Turbines for Lochgelly High School and Public Park

Fife Council have recently submitted several planning applications across Fife for single turbines to be placed in a variety of places, including the Lochgelly High School and the Public Park. The planning application for Lochgelly High School, is a screening opinion for a single wind turbine 50Kw (13/02763/SCR) at a height of 34.6m (113.6 ft) with such a low-rated capacity…
The Story of the Pink-Footed Geese

The Story of the Pink-Footed Geese

Once upon a time… In a small town in the heart of Scotland, 1200 pink-footed geese flew overhead, each year they came and stayed for the summer in the small loch the town was named after…each year their cries were heard as they flew overhead heralding their arrival and the beginnings of the spring. The people of the town would…