Tallest turbines an accident waiting
SIR, – Regarding the article about the world’s tallest turbines (Press and Journal, February 17).
We tend to forget that with turbines we also need a substation to process the energy and Blackdog had suffered tremendously from the building of this and all the disruption it has caused.
As for the turbines, there is a shelf which runs right along the coastline in Aberdeen Bay, jutting out into the North Sea about a mile and the turbines will be sitting on this shelf. There is a sudden drop to the ocean floor at this point. The turbines will only be around one mile offshore, not 15, and they will