Keeping you posted....
Stour Valley Underground is committed to providing you with the latest news of developments in our case for a smart grid, undersea and underground solution to the problems of distributing energy in the 21st century. With this more appropriate strategy we hope to ensure that all of our beautiful valleys, indeed the whole country is made as pylon free and inspiring as this:-
Friday, 14 October 2011
Hello and welcome to our Summer - Autumn Newsletter.
This month we look at:-
• Stour Valley Underground's public meeting
• National Grid's 1984 style Doublespeek
• Why all the rush? How unnecessary...
Wednesday, 14 September 2011
To Discuss National Grid's Proposals
to Further Blight our Landscape
with yet more Pylons and a Sub Station
The Stour Valley Underground Public Meeting
14th September, Wickham St Pauls,...
Tuesday, 19 July 2011
Frustrating times and lots of Key Issues This Month
• National Grid's Bramford to Twinstead Corridor Announcement
• National Grid Fail to Limit Pylon Blighting: A Very Local Issue
• What's wrong with...
Saturday, 25 June 2011
Key Issues This Month
• National Grid's imminent Bramford to Twinstead Corridor Announcement
• The threat to the Waveney Valley - National Grid start to mobilise
• The Government's National Policy...
Thursday, 19 May 2011
More big questions....
Are National Grid changing their tune?
We take a closer look at their latest newsletter
and look for the underlying messages.
Why does undergrounding costs so much according to...
Friday, 15 April 2011
The Symposium highlighted a number of issues;
1. there is a need for a strategic approach to electricity transmission in the same way there is for low carbon generation
2. the current offshore...
Tuesday, 12 April 2011
The big question still is....
Can we create an energy future that does not despoil the environment
with the very technology we are employing to save it?
This month we look at:-
the Secretary of State's...
Saturday, 26 February 2011
It's already March, the snowdrops are out along with the aconites to let us know that spring is on its way. The daffodils are in bud and the weeping willows are just breaking. Mother Nature is...
Monday, 31 January 2011
Hello and welcome to the first Stour Valley Underground Newsletter for 2011. Our fight goes on to rid our beautiful landscape of the threat of yet more pylons. We know the way forward to achieve this...
Sunday, 30 January 2011
National Symposium on Electricity Networks
held 19/01/2011 at One Great George Street, London - 19th January 2011
Working in the current regime
The day opened with a presentation from two...
Wednesday, 26 January 2011
SUMMARY NOTE ON THE NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON FUTURE ELECTRICITY NETWORKS
This symposium, held on January 16th 2011, was organised by Suffolk County Council to draw together a wide range of...
Monday, 6 December 2010
Key points this month:-
• The Regional if not Nation wide threat to our landscape
• Local Government across the region starts to collaborate in countering the threat of more pylons
• At Government...
Monday, 25 October 2010
Key points this month:-
• Our coalition of campaigning groups grows
• National Grid's corridor decision is delayed until the new year
• Pressure from campaign groups starts to show real results
Thursday, 23 September 2010
Key points this month.
• National Grid were saying that they aimed to announce a "Preferred Corridor" in October 2010 but this has been further delayed according to a letter posted to everyone in the...
Thursday, 8 July 2010
Hello and welcome to our July 2010 Newsletter,
Over that last 10 months Stour Valley Underground has set out to fight your corner with respect to National Grid's (NG's) pylons proposals and we have...
Tuesday, 1 June 2010
Getting rid of all of the pylons:-
Why UNDERSEA has to be the way to go.
But first the story so far....
National Grid's Bramford to Twinstead Overground Powerline Project:
Ding Ding, Round 2
Sunday, 28 February 2010
This is the text of Stour Valley Underground’s Formal Response to the National Grid’s proposals for an Overhead Powerline Grid Reinforcement from Bramford to Twinstead
Stour Valley Underground...
Friday, 26 February 2010
Ding - Ding - end of round one.Well very nearly. No knockout blows yet but much has happened during the initial phase of National Grid's (NG's) pylon consultation. And perhaps that is the most...
Wednesday, 17 February 2010
National Grid's Over Ground Power Line Proposals
As you go to vote on Suffolk County Council's response to National Grid's Over Ground Power Line proposals, we ask you to bear the...
Wednesday, 10 February 2010
Copy of our response to:-
To the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
Draft National Policy Statements Consultation
The accompanying PDF document which you can view here...
Tuesday, 2 February 2010
For the Campaign Group Stour Valley Underground
there is so much more to do that just say
"We don't want any more pylons"
We want to make sure the right decision is made
in the whole country's best...
Tuesday, 19 January 2010
After a highly valuable and packed Public Meeting in Twinstead Church late in November you could be forgiven for thinking that it's all gone quiet on the SVU front. But this is far from the truth and...
Wednesday, 11 November 2009
We in SVU have been working to try to identify the impact a sub station would have on our countryside in the area of Twinstead and Heddingham which are potential sites for this installation if...
Monday, 9 November 2009
In our ongoing quest to identify the true cost of undergrounding power lines we have written to Jim Street, NG Project Manager as follows, presenting evidence from their own website of the inflated...