Appeal against wind farm refusal lodged – Berwickshire News

A renewable energy company is challenging a recent decision by Scottish Borders Council to reject plans for an eight-turbine wind farm near Grantshouse. London-based LE20 sought full consent last year to erect 100-metre-high turbines on 135 hectares of sloping grazing land at Howpark Farm. The site, a mile from Grantshouse, is close to two current
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Renewables set new electricity generation record in 1Q-2017 – Scottish Energy News

  Renewable electricity generation was a record 24.8 TWh in 2017 Q1 – an increase of 5.1 per cent on the 23.6 TWh in 2016 Q1. Renewables’ share of electricity generation was 26.6 per cent in 2017 Q1 – up 1.0 percentage points on the share in 2016 Q1, reflecting increased capacity. Wind speeds and
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Sneddon Law Windfarm – Stop and Enforcement Notices Served

Please be advised that East Ayrshire Council has, as of Wednesday 9 August 2017, served Stop and Enforcement Notices on Community Windpower, and other interested parties, in relation to the works which have been undertaken on site to date and the non-compliance with Condition 36 of planning approval 13/0198/PP (Private Water Supplies) The notices, in
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NEW BOOK REVIEW: Scottish devolution and independence debates on renewable energy policy – Scottish Energy News

A new book on the renewable energy industry in Scotland – ‘Scotland Shows The Way Forward’** – is due to be published next month. Authors GEOFF WOOD and Dr. KEITH BAKER of the School of Engineering and the Built Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University analyse the effects of Scottish devolution and independence debates on renewable
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Which bright sparks came up with this ridiculous proposal? – Scotsman

  The idea that all cars in Britain should be fully electric within a relatively short space of time is so silly and potentially damaging that it is hard to know where to start criticising it. But let us start with the most serious flaw; where is the electricity to run them to come from?
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Brit-gov gives green-light for Scottish Power’s new 1200-MW offshore wind turbine parc – Scottish Energy News

The Brit-govt. has approved plans by Scottish Power to build a new 1.2 gigawatt offshore wind farm. The East Anglia-3 development – to be built 46 miles off the coast – will consist of up to 172 turbines and will meet the electricity needs of 890,000 homes per year. The project is one of four
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