This information does not include section 36 applications or wind turbine planning applications called-in by Scottish Ministers. https://beta.gov.scot/publications/wind-turbine-appeal-decisions-statistics/
Plans for a major wind farm straddling the boundary between the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway have been unveiled. Community Windpower wants to construct 49 turbines in its Faw Side project. The company said it would bring an investment of about £256m into the community and wider area. However, concerns have been raised about
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A wind turbine operator has been fined tens of thousands of pounds after one of its wind turbines made too much noise. http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/fined-51000–having-loud-14156575#comments-section
Written by David Proctor The company behind the next phase of a major north-east windfarm have said their proposals have been given an “overwhelmingly positive response.” Plans to expand the Moray East Offshore Windfarm westward were unveiled in 2016, which would involve building 90 turbines. Yesterday, the public got the chance to have their say.
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Investment in UK renewables slumps by more than 50% after Tories axe subsidies and ban English onshore wind farms – Scottish Energy News
Shocked MPs in the Westminster parliament were told yesterday that renewable energy investment in the UK was ‘dramatically lower’ in 2017 compared to 2016. Bloomberg New Energy Finance told MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee that this was the second year in a row that there has been a drop in British renewable energy investment.
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Sir, You recently published a short article/letter from Iain Staffel and Grant Wilson. There are several points at issue and this letter is a response to the article by Iain Staffel and Grant Wilson presenting a different viewpoint. The price comparison between Hinckley agreement and supposed off-shore wind generated electricity has frequently been made. Nuclear
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Written by Jamie McKenzie Early plans have been submitted to build a windfarm in Caithness which has been criticised for its potential to increase consumers’ electricity bills. E-on has proposed the Camster II windfarm which would have 14 turbines, standing up to 415ft tall, to be built about 4.4 miles south-west of Wick and generate
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By DB Watson A REPORT from National Grid (NG) in a November report raised serious concerns as to the ability of the new billions of pounds investment in high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) interlinks that we are installing across the UK to transfer power in all circumstances. NG identifies that this results from our progressive weakening
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