Snub for Windfarm – Barrhead News

Aviation chiefs have grounded plans for a Newton Mearns windfarm over safety fears. Proposals for six turbines measuring 76.5m between Shieldhill Farm and Moor Road were presented to East Renfrewshire Council’s planning committee last week but Councillors rejected the plans after National Air Traffic Service bosses raised concerns about losing Read more…

Wind-ustry goes Dutch to build world’s first subsidy-free offshore turbine farms in Holland – Scottish Energy News

  The Dutch Government has awarded a contract to build the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farms. The costs of offshore wind in Europe have been falling dramatically in recent years as manufacturers bring ever-larger turbines to the market, thereby triggering generating-cost economies of scale. To be built by 2022, Read more…