EU renewables programme: unlawful?

Legal recourse accepted by EU Court of Justice The Court of Justice of the European Union has accepted the recourse presented by the European Platform Against Windfarms (EPAW) (1). The 608 associations composing the platform are hailing this as a first victory in their fight towards holding the European Commission Read more…

Offshore Desperation

Today the Scottish Government boosted the subsidies for innovative offshore wind generation. A new band set at 2.5 ROCs is aimed at supporting generation from offshore test and demonstration sites deploying innovative, new to market turbines. The second new band set at 3.5 ROCs will be for pilot projects consisting Read more…

Shock! Horror! Minister Refuses Massive Caithness Wind Farm

SCOTLAND AGAINST SPIN comment on Scottish Government decision to refuse Dunbeath windfarm in Caithness Linda Holt, spokeswoman for Scotland Against Spin commented on today’s decision to refuse Dunbeath windfarm in Caithness: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/News/Releases/2013/06/Dunbeath07062013 “We applaud Fergus Ewing’s decision today to take the advice of Scottish Natural Heritage and refuse West Coast Read more…