Category "Energy"

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The Shale Wealth Fund: compensating local communities

Government is consulting on the creation of a fund to ensure that local communities where shale gas is being extracted (“fracking”) benefit from that activity. The Society has responded to the consultation as follows:   These are the comments of […]

The Society welcomes removal of overhead power line at Cocking

Southern Electric Power Distribution has taken down unsightly overhead power lines which marred the appearance of the otherwise picturesque downland village of Cocking, particularly views of the 11th century church. This scheme had been put forward by the Society and […]

National park group seeks greener green energy from wind farm

South Downs National Park friends group, the South Downs Society, today called for a better deal for the Park from energy giant E.ON and their scheme for a huge offshore wind farm. A public examination by government appointed officials is […]