Press and Journal (letters)

Dear Sir, To the consternation of local residents, Highland councillors have approved yet more giant 450-foot, wind turbines on our most revered tourist Island, at Edinbane in Skye, with ‘significant adverse impact’ on the scenery. (Press and Journal 25th Nov). With an impeccable sense of timing, some bright spark declared Read more…

Reminder – Help Save Mochrum Fell

Time is short – your objection can help save Mochrum Fell from a wind farm with 7 turbines of 149.9m, as tall as Blackpool Tower, set on the highest fell in the area. Scottish Government Policy states that it should be the right development in the right place, not development Read more…

Flat batteries – Herald letters

COUNCILLOR Audrey Doig (Letters, November 30) wants Britain to be powered by batteries when there’s no sun and insufficient wind. The world’s biggest battery facility is Gateway in California, which can provide 250 MWh (megawatt hours) of energy if it’s fully charged at the time it’s needed. This sounds a Read more…

Cumberhead West Wind Farm – Application

4.3km west of the village of Coalburn, in rural South Lanarkshire South Lanarkshire Council; East Ayrshire Council Max Total MW Of Development Applied For: 126 Max Turbine Height: 200 Number Of Turbines Applied For: 21 http://www.energyconsents.scot/ApplicationDetails.aspx?cr=ECU00002171