Stop Turbines At Glenurquhart
Cnoc an Eas windfarm proposal
447 ft (136.5m) tall turbines cannot be hidden in a forest.
6 of the 13 Cnoc an Eas turbines are this height.
Visible for 15 miles (24km) along the Affric Kintail Way
Visible for 9 miles (14.5km) along the Great Glen Way
Visible for 9 miles (14.5km) along the Highland Cross route
Visible for 5 miles (8km) along A831 Beauly to Cannich
Visible for 5 miles (8km) along A831 Drumnadrochit to Cannich
Visible on all road routes into Glen Affric
Visible from Fortrose on the Black Isle
(All of the above visibility figures calculated from Force9 Energy ZTV maps)
Turbines can and do catch fire, almost impossible to extinguish
Turbine noise , flicker and vibration does affect people’s health
London School of Economics confirm house prices affected by windfarms
All existing power stations have to remain available because of unreliability of wind. No wind, no power
Many countries abandoning the use of wind turbines.
The case against windfarms goes on and on and …………………
Now, take a look at the effect the Cnoc an Eas wind farm would have on these major long distance walks, routes and entry to Glen Affric National Nature Reserve. Also notice the cumulative effect once other existing and proposed windfarms are included. This is not a minor intrusion on our environment, it’s the devastation of it! Also, not included, is a further proposal near Struy and Crask of Aigas-
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Firstly, take a look at the effect the proposed Cnoc an Eas wind farm would have on one of the recognised viewpoints from a forest walk on the south side of Loch Meiklie. This view point has been specifically dedicated by the Forestry Commission for the very purpose of viewing a beautiful scene. The picture was taken -
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Below shows the panoramic scene that would be destroyed should the Cnoc an Eas wind farm go ahead
And now take a look at an animation produced for the John Muir Trust showing the proliferation of wind farms in Scotland from 1995 until 2015. Click on the link below: