Turbine transporter breaks down in centre of busy town – Energy Voice

Traffic came to a standstill in Nairn yesterday after a lorry carrying turbine parts broke down in the centre of town. The vehicle, owned by Collett and Sons Ltd, was heading through Nairn as part of a convoy delivering turbine components to Dorenell wind farm when it broke down on its approach to the central
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Environmental Noise Guidelines for the European Region (2018)

Noise is an important public health issue. It has negative impacts on human health and well-being and is a growing concern. The WHO Regional Office for Europe has developed these guidelines, based on the growing understanding of these health impacts of exposure to environmental noise. The main purpose of these guidelines is to provide recommendations
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Viking opponents question viability of cable – Shetland News

Written by Hans J Marter The group opposing Viking Energy and other large wind farm developments in Shetland has poured cold water on claims describing last week’s submission of a so-called ‘needs case’ for a 600 megawatt interconnector as a “significant milestone”. Sustainable Shetland said that there was no guarantee that a sufficient number of
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Aviva plans massive wind turbine at Perth plant – Courier

By Paul Reoch Insurance firm Aviva has lodged plans to build a 77-metre high wind turbine at its site in Perth. The company says the structure – which would be around the height of 18 double decker buses – is key to its goal of making the Pitheavlis operation, located off the M90, 100% supplied
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Caithness village ‘won’t be encircled’ by wind turbines – Energy Voice

The prospective developer of a large wind farm yesterday denied its plans would leave a Caithness village beset on all sides by turbines. Objectors to Eon’s scheme at Golticlay, near Lybster, believe it would leave residents encircled by whirling blades on land and at sea. Councillors formally objected to the plans last September, highlighting concerns
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The hidden value in every wind farm – and how to tap it – Scottish Renewables

  Scottish Renewables member Renewable Parts opens its turbine parts refurbishment facility in Argyll next month, with plans to revitalise components which would otherwise have been scrapped The Advanced Composites Group at the University of Strathclyde has successfully demonstrated the reprocessing of wind turbine blades back into raw materials for reuse Floating Power Plant has
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Windfarm plan rejected at scenic site – Cumnock Chronicle

A windfarm plan for one of the “most scenic” landscapes in East Ayrshire has been turned down. Developers wanted to erect seven turbines only 1.3km from New Cumnock on a sheep farm. Innogy Renewables offered the New Cumnock community the chance to invest 15 per cent in the venture at a cost of £3.8 million.
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