SNH Consultation

Scottish Natural Heritage launched consultation on new guidance for wind farm visualisations on 23rd May and held a workshop at Battleby on 17th June which a representative of SAS attended. There was a good attendance made up of landscape architects, local authority planners, reporters from the Directorate of Planning and 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…

Protecting the Scottish Landscape

Protecting the Scottish Landscape Inverness 23rd March 2013 On a bitterly cold day in Inverness, individuals, campaigners, and environmental protection groups converged at the SNP conference in Inverness to hand over a petition to urge the Government to Stop the reckless siting of wind turbines in Scotland’s scenic landscapes. The Read more…