P&J letters

Renewables issue needs attention Sir, – I noted with alarm and interest the content of Mr George Herraghty, Lhanbryde’s letter (P&J September 27) called “Renewables are devouring planet”. While I am in no way an expert in the subject of renewables, I am however someone who recognises that change is Read more…

Scotsman letters

No fuelling Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon misled the public by claiming in November 2021, “We’ve virtually decarbonised our electricity supply. Just short of 100 per cent of all the electricity we use is from renewable sources”. Her followers have written to every paper in the land with this boast. Read more…

Herald letters

Do wind farms really benefit us? OVER the last week no fewer than six different ships have arrived in the Clyde bringing in the towers and blades for onshore wind turbines to be erected in Scotland. These components have come from factories in Italy, Spain and Turkey. Wind farms in Read more…

Scottish Government accused of “riding roughshod over local democracy” after overturning councillors’ refusal of Dufftown windfarm – Press and Journal

A Speyside councillor has accused the Scottish Government of “riding roughshod over local democracy” after overturning councillors’ refusal of a seven turbine wind farm application near Dufftown. Councillors stressed that the visual and environmental impact of the 623ft turbines and associated infrastructure were too great. However, now the Scottish Government Read more…