We’re often in the press thanks to our letter writing supporters. Read more here

 

Wind Power – Just hot air? or a sensible future?

Our community wind farm, despite being banned by councillors, continues to spark debate and make headlines in local newspapers. Recently, chief Anti-Windfarmer, Douglas Patterson wrote to the Basingstoke Gazette (Why Wind Power is Just Hot Air) to express his gratitude to the councillors and suggest his own solution to the energy and climate crisis; Thorium…

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HREC featured in Winchester News

We are pleased to help the local student community in Winchester understand more about local energy, and were recently interviewed by a student journalist for their online news bulletin. You can watch the story here from the Winchester News Online YouTube channel: You can read the full article by clicking here.   Photo Credit: Black…

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Letters of support in the press

HREC (formerly known as Hampshire Energy Group) has been pleased to see many positive press reactions and Letters to the Editors of our local papers over the last few weeks. Below you can read several of the articles that we have scanned in:                       Photo…

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Facts about Bullington Cross – letter response for Basingstoke Gazette

Dear Sir I hope you will allow me to respond to Mr Hulme’s letter of 4th July. Here are both some facts and the evidence for them. Over the last year UK wind farms have produced enough electricity to power over 5 million homes. Wind farms operate about 70% of the time and work at…

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Turbine Envy – response to a letter in the Andover Advertiser

Written in Response to a letter published in the Andover Advertiser – helping to dispel myths around Wind Farming at Bullington Cross Dear Sir Turbine Envy May I respond to Paddy Keenan’s letter of 11th June with some facts? Wind farms are clean, cheap, efficient and modern. They do not receive subsidies from the taxpayers…

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Letter published in Basingstoke Gazette

Dear Mark, Wind farming is the cheapest way to renewably generate electricity; it is cheaper than nuclear. Wind farming is clean; it does not produce greenhouse gases; it does not produce soot, or emit Nitrous Oxides, Sulphur Dioxide, fly ash or Mercury. Wind farming is efficient; the wind is free and wind farms produce energy…

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