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Crippen brings your attention to the closure of the last wind turbine blade manufacturer in the UK / 2 August 2009

Many of us green crips are spreading the word as far and as wide as possible about the closure of the VESTAS factory on the Isle of Wight. This not only means the loss of 600 jobs to the Island (a huge blow in itself) but also that there will no longer be any manufacturing of wind turbine blades within the UK.

By having to import these components, this strengthens the argument for those people who are opposed to wind farming and who say that the cost of obtaining and erecting the windmills makes this alternative technology non viable for the UK!

Here is the link to a song, written and performed by the folk group 'Seize the day' in support of the boys on the balcony at VESTAS. Please pass it around your own networks folks ... thanks.

Keywords: alternative technology,politics,