NT2272 : Nil Wind Day

taken 7 years ago, near to Craiglockhart, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Nil Wind Day
Nil Wind Day
For about the last three days the wind has been light or non-existent. I think this is the steam from the brewery, going almost straight up on a Sunday morning. What price your wind turbines now, Eck? You will still need backup power generating capacity for 100% of maximum demand on days like this, and on days when the winds are too strong and the turbines have to be stopped - or get damaged.

(For the uninitiated, 'Eck' is a nickname for Scotland's First Minister Alec Salmond, whose government seems hellbent on subsidising big business to cover the entire country with wind turbines and power lines to provide 'green' energy.)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 January, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 15 January, 2012
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Air, Sky, Weather 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 226 720 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.1206N 3:14.4223W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 220 742
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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