Limekiln Wind Farm Grid Connection

Case Type:  Screening Project Type:  Overhead Power Line (Non EIA) Project Name:  Limekiln Wind Farm Grid Connection Status:  Application ECU Reference:  ECU00000597 Planning Authority:   Highland Council Agent:  Jennifer Skrynka Ash Design + Assessment Ltd 21 Gordon Street, Glasgow, G1 3PL 0141 2273388 JSkrynka@ashglasgow.com Applicant:  Joanne Nicolson Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks 10 Henderson Road,
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Misconceptions about impact of onshore wind must be addressed, says ScottishPower renewables chief – Herald

It is time to address misconceptions about the economic impact in Scotland of onshore wind and the jobs it can sustain, the chief executive of Scottish Power Renewables has told the National Economic Forum. Lindsay McQuade, who this year replaced Keith Anderson as head of Scottish Power Renewables from her role as director of policy
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Renewable energy subsidies (CfD) will cost consumers an extra £1.5 billion after BEIS change the rules – SEN

Rule changes by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (the Department) on its 2017 auction for contracts to support new, low-carbon electricity generation will increase costs for energy users by around £100 million a year, according to an investigation carried out by the National Audit Office (NAO). In September 2017, BEIS awarded 11
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MPs sound renewable energy alarm as green investment plummets to lowest in 10 years – SEN

The Brit-Govt must publish a plan to secure the investment needed to meet the UK’s carbon budgets after a series of policy changes have contributed to a collapse in clean energy investment, according to MPs on Westminster’s Environmental Audit Committee. The latest figures for low-carbon energy investment show that there has been a ‘dramatic and
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Hebrides’ seniors forum points the way to vote for island wind farm in national charity community awards final – SEN

One of the biggest social groups for the elderly in the Hebrides has given its full backing to community wind farm charity Point and Sandwick Trust, as the deadline approaches for voting in this year’s Scottish Charity Awards. Point and Sandwick Trust, who run the wholly community-owned wind farm at Beinn Ghrideag, near Stornoway, has
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Scottish national grid provider shows ‘amber light’ for subsea power cable to link Shetland with mainland in 2019 – SEN

A Scottish national electricity grid provider is to hold a meeting later this month with the renewable energy supply chain about finally connecting the Shetland isles to the mainland. SSEN has been working on the plan to install the mostly subsea 160-mile cable from Caithness to Shetland for more than 10 years. Only about six
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