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Displaying items by tag: Climate change and energy - CPRE Oxfordshire
Monday, 15 July 2013 12:20

CPRE opposes Charlbury Solar Farm

CPRE believes a proposed Charlbury Solar Farm would be an unacceptable blight on an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and a waste of valuable agricultural land.

Published in News
Thursday, 04 July 2013 10:11

New Solar Farm Policy

CPRE Oxfordshire has published its updated policy on solar farms, opposing them because of the damage they do to the landscape and the loss of valuable land.   With an increase in applications across the county, now is the time to take action.

Published in News
Thursday, 13 June 2013 10:17

A fair wind?

Government report on wind turbines calls for fairer deal for local communities.   A good move, but right development in right place should still take priority over 'bribes'.

Published in News archive
Thursday, 31 January 2013 11:04

Solar farms

Renewable energy is desirable in principle, but not at unacceptable cost to the countryside, or to the economy.

Published in Solar farms
Monday, 19 November 2012 14:57

Energy matters

Pylons and power stations, cables, substations and solar farms - our addiction to electricity means that electricity infrastructure is inevitable. But that doesn't mean we have to have battalions of pylons marching across our landscapes.

Published in In depth
Monday, 19 November 2012 14:50

We care about energy

It’s almost impossible to consider modern life without electricity. With more people wanting more electricity, the subjects of how we generate it and how to use it more wisely was never more important than now.

Published in The issues

Hot on the heels of the application to erect a wind turbine at Henton we are now faced with an even bigger single turbine proposed at Ford, just over the Oxfordshire border in Buckinghamshire. And we don't want that one either!

Published in News archive
Monday, 08 October 2012 13:36

Wind turbine at Henton? No thanks.

Henton, near Chinnor in South Oxfordshire could be the site of a 90 foot high wind turbine if developers have their way. They have submitted a planning application to erect the structure at Rowan Farm, Henton.

Published in News archive

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