Tick box exercise – Shetland News

http://shet.news/xjc This week, SSE the environmental vandals and habitat destroyers of Shetland’s hills and valleys, presents itself in smiling consultation mode to the Shetland public; a ‘consultation’ over ever more plans to dig up, concrete over and further industrialise the islands. I have taken issue with every environmental statement, carbon Read more…

US renewables giant underlines appeal of wind farm opportunities off Scotland – Herald

INTERNATIONAL energy sector heavyweights have underlined their belief in the potential to develop floating windfarms successfully off Scotland in projects they reckon could generate big economic benefits for the country. Renewable energy specialist Invenergy and oil services giant BW Offshore confirmed they submitted bids in the landmark ScotWind offshore licensing Read more…

Herald letters

In July, National Grid warned that the scheduled closure this year of the two old nuclear power stations Hunterston B and Dungeness B will make winter electricity supply difficult. In the world’s fifth-largest economy this is unacceptable. The Government is obsessed with an impossible zero carbon agenda which will make Read more…