Scottish energy guru tells Sturgeon: “Just like England, we need new Scots nuclear power and a green-light to shale gas energy” – Scottish Energy News

The Scottish Government should support new nuclear power stations and give the go-ahead to unconventional (shale) gas to meet the challenges ensuring stability and security of baseload electricity supply. In his Scottish energy policy paper which truly lives up to the name of its sponsor – Reform Scotland – Stuart Paton, former Chief Executive of
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Trust rebuts wind farm and tourism study and calls for independent research

The Trust has called for a genuinely independent study on the impact of industrial scale wind farms on tourism in rural communities and wild land areas, disputing a recent paper which claimed that wind farms don’t impact on tourism. Douglas Wynn, former academic and senior consultant and recently elected John Muir Trust Trustee, has produced
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Power of Scotland: Energy Policy in Scotland

Author: Dr Stuart Paton is an adviser to the oil and gas industry and former chief executive of Dana Petroleum. Reforming Scotland: This is the latest in a series of individual contributions to the publication, ‘Reforming Scotland’, which aims to set out a possible vision for Scotland’s future which can inform and influence the policy
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