Block Two – Onshore Wind

Here are the presentations given to the onshore wind stream of the Devon Climate Assembly who were focusing on the question: what is the role, if any, of onshore wind in Devon’s energy mix? The presentations below are in order of which they were given to the assembly. Click on the image to view the presentation on YouTube.

7th July

  1. Tony Norton, head at the Centre for Energy and the Environment, gives the Devon Climate Assembly an overview of energy in Devon and renewable technologies.

2. Tony Norton, head at the Centre for Energy and the Environment at the University of Exeter, answers questions from his first presentation to the Devon Climate Assembly.

3. Tony Norton, head at the Centre for Energy and the Environment, introduces the Devon Climate Assembly to renewable energy technologies and onshore wind in particular.

4. Tony Norton, head at the Centre for Energy and the Environment at the University of Exeter, answers questions from his second presentation to the Devon Climate Assembly.

10th – 11th July

1. Johnny Gowdy from Regen, an independent centre for renewable energies, introduces the Devon Climate Assembly to the economic aspects of onshore wind.

2. Ian Bailey, member of the Net-Zero Task Force introduces the Devon Climate Assembly to the socio-economic aspects of onshore wind energy.

3. Alex Whish, Landscape Officer for South Hams and West Devon Council, discusses the impact on onshore wind on Devon’s landscapes with the Devon Climate Assembly.

4. Guy Parker, director of a renewable energy consultancy, discusses the opportunities and concerns for wildlife in relation to wind turbines with the Devon Climate Assembly.

5. James Shorten, member of the Net-Zero Task Force, talks to the Devon Climate Assembly about planning, planning powers and constraints in relation to onshore wind energy.

6. James Shorten, member of the Net-Zero Task Force, answers questions from the Devon Climate Assembly on planning powers and constraints around onshore wind.

7. Susi Batstone, a local farmer, gives the Devon Climate Assembly an insight into what it is like living near Fullabrook wind farm in North Devon.

8. Jake Burnyeat, managing director for Communities for Renewables, gives the Devon Climate Assembly an introduction to community owned onshore wind.

9. Patrick Devine-Wright, chair of the Net-Zero Task Force, gives the Devon Climate Assembly a recap on the onshore wind evidence presented to them in the second block.