Campaigners delighted as survey shows backing for onshore wind – Herald

FIGURES showing widespread public support for the use of onshore wind to produce energy have been welcomed by environmental campaigners. A government survey reveals overall support for renewables remains high, with almost eight in 10 people backing the clean technologies and just one in 25 against. Only one per cent of respondents said they strongly
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‘Fishermen at risk due to £250million north-east windfarm’ – Press and Journal

By Blair Dingwall Concerns have been raised that a huge £250million floating windfarm off the north-east coast could pose a hazard for fishermen. The Kincardine and Mearns area committee yesterday debated plans for a marine licence application for the Kincardine Offshore Windfarm. Councillors raised concerns around local nature conservation sites and the development’s visual impact
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Levenmouth turbine plan in jeopardy – Fife Today

A controversial plan to erect an 81m wind turbine in the grounds of New Bayview may be scuppered because of a Scottish Water pipe. Ore Valley Housing Association had hoped to build the turbine by March and generate a £750k dividend for the Levenmouth community by selling electricity to the National Grid over the next
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Wind-farm approval ‘essential’ to support Argyllshire agri-farm near Faslane nuclear weapons base – Scottish Energy News

An Argyllshire farmer has told his local council that his application for a new wind farm on his land near the British government’s nuclear weapons base at Faslane is ‘economically essential’ to keep his business going. Farmer Robert Hamilton has applied for Argyll & Bute cooncil planning permission to build two 48-metre high wind turbines
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