THE INCLUSION OF A LINK HERE DOES NOT MEAN THAT BNCG ENDORSES ALL THAT APPEARS ON THESE WEBSITES
Scotland Against Spin is an independent alliance campaigning for the reform of the Scottish Government’s unsustainable wind energy policy. website: http://scotlandagainstspin.org
Windbyte is a site dedicated to "tracking the wind rush in North East England and South East Scotland". It is particularly useful for maps of wind farm applications at various stages of planning, construction or operation, but also reproduces and categorises various articles and papers on wind energy. Website: http://www.windbyte.co.uk.
A campaign to create a new national park in the southern Borders is underway and can be followed and supported at www.borders-national-park.scot where site visitors can leave comments.
The Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) is a registered charity promoting sustainable development for the benefit of the public by means of energy conservation and the use of renewable energy. It is often quoted in the UK national press as a counter to propaganda from the Renewables industry. Amongst other things, its website ( at http://www.ref.org.uk ) publishes three searchable online databases relating to the installation and performance of renewables in the United Kingdom, as well as a web application, configurable by the user, to view the half-hourly electricity fuel mix on the Great Britain electricity network since 2009.
The Caithness Windfarm Information Forum at http://www.caithnesswindfarms.co.uk/index.htm does exactly what it says on the label, and more. People in Caithness have been fighting inappropriate wind farms for many years and have built up a body of knowledge and expertise which can be accessed here. One of the unique things they do is to maintain a database of wind turbine accidents across the world, and make comment on the unusual secrecy surrounding these events.
Energy Matters is a portmanteau title for the website http://euanmearns.com where a couple of geologists with academic and commercial experience in the energy industry try to make sense of the data through regular blogs.
http://jack.ecosse.org/wind/ will take you to Jack Ponton's technical explanations of windpower and its effects.
One of our member groups, Lauderdale Preservation Group, has a website at http://savelauderdale.org.uk where there are details of the applications in and around Lauderdale in which the group is interested.