[ exact phrase in "" • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

when your community is targeted

Get weekly updates

RSS feeds and more

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate via Stripe

Donate via Paypal

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links


Press Releases


Campaign Material

Photos & Graphics


Allied Groups

Wind Watch is a registered educational charity, founded in 2005.

News Watch Home

Call for ELDC to create own energy 

A controversial call has come for East Lindsey District Council to generate its own on-site wind energy.

At an executive board meeting, Burgh le Marsh representative Coun Neil Cooper suggested a start could be made by installing a wind turbine outside the authority’s Manby HQ.

“Significant savings could me made to heating and lighting bills if we adopted wind energy,” he maintained.

During the debate, colleagues noted some businesses – for instance Tesco – were investigating the installation of turbines.

Coun Brian Burnett revealed, when he was portfolio holder for finance, he had authorised officers to carry out the costings of investing in renewable energy at the council’s HQ.

However the request was either put on hold or never made public.

“It’s well worth looking at again,” enthused Coun Burnett, who is a member of the Green Party.

However, Coun Colin Davie – the current portfolio holder for finance – is unlikely to pursue the idea because he is a founder-member of LOOT, Lincolnshire Opposed to Onshore Turbines.

“I don’t think our chief executive would like a turbine outside his office window,” he warned.

Chief executive Nigel Howells grinned at this obervation but refrained from any comment.

Skegness Standard

9 May 2008

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

The copyright of this article resides with the author or publisher indicated. As part of its noncommercial educational effort to present the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of large-scale wind power development to a global audience seeking such information, National Wind Watch endeavors to observe “fair use” as provided for in section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law and similar “fair dealing” provisions of the copyright laws of other nations. Send requests to excerpt, general inquiries, and comments via e-mail.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Contributions
   Donate via Stripe
(via Stripe)
Donate via Paypal
(via Paypal)


e-mail X FB LI M TG TS G Share

News Watch Home

Get the Facts
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.


Wind Watch on X Wind Watch on Facebook Wind Watch on Linked In

Wind Watch on Mastodon Wind Watch on Truth Social

Wind Watch on Gab Wind Watch on Bluesky