Wind turbines Windmapped….

In our last newsletter, John Mackay (author of Scotland’s Beauty at Risk) took a look at the shortcomings of the currently available data sets on turbine numbers in Scotland. Having seen the inability/unwillingness of the Scottish Government to provide accurate data on how widespread wind turbine developments are, and failings Read more…

Perth Protest

Protest Against Scottish Wind Policy

SNP Annual Conference, Perth, Saturday 19th October The Scottish Borders Network joined by South of Scotland groups will be hosting this year’s anti-wind turbine protest in Perth on Saturday October 19th. Supported by Scotland Against Spin and campaigners from across Scotland, the protest will highlight the particular plight of the 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…