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Are wind turbines increasing carbon emissions?

Wind power is 'crippling expensive' and preventing the UK from effectively reducing carbon emissions,says a new report. In a comprehensive quantitative analysis of CO2 emissions and wind-power, Dutch physicist C. le Pair has recently shown that deploying wind turbines on "normal windy days" in the Netherlands actually increased fuel (gas) consumption, rather than saving it, when compared to electricity generation with modern high-efficiency gas turbines.