Lowther Hills turbine opposition advised – BBC

A council is being recommended to table an objection to revised proposals for a major wind farm in the Lowther Hills. The application is being considered directly by Scottish ministers because of the scale of the development. A report to Dumfries and Galloway Council said the scaled-back scheme had addressed some concerns about visual impact
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Glendye Windfarm application ‘ignores’ key local recommendations, say opponents – Energy Voice

Opponents of a proposed north-east windfarm claim it ignores local guidelines on large-scale energy developments. The Banchory-based Glendye Windfarm Opposition Group, which has 40 members, said the Glendye onshore wind development “ignores” key recommendations from the council’s local development plan. Last week, developers Coriolis Energy and Irish utility ESB submitted a planning application to the
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Turbine transporter breaks down in centre of busy town – Energy Voice

Traffic came to a standstill in Nairn yesterday after a lorry carrying turbine parts broke down in the centre of town. The vehicle, owned by Collett and Sons Ltd, was heading through Nairn as part of a convoy delivering turbine components to Dorenell wind farm when it broke down on its approach to the central
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