Wild land charity the John Muir Trust has written to Energy Minister Fergus Ewing urging him to call a planning inquiry into the massive windfarm he approved last week.
The world's biggest ocean energy site was given the go-ahead on the Western Isles yesterday.
The soaring cost of copper is threatening to cost the fragile Western Isles economy millions of pounds and even wreck the islands windfarm industry.
Scottish Water proposes to build an estimated 70 wind turbines at their sites in the north of Scotland in a bid to save cash and cut its carbon footprint.
A £110MILLION windfarm scheme has been ditched by an energy giant amid concerns that eagles would be killed by the huge rotor blades.
The prospective new operator of Dounreay will trim at least £500million off the cost of completing the decommissioning of the site, the company claimed yesterday.
A tiny far north community is in line to be a hub for one of the biggest conglomerations of wind turbines in the UK, and residents seem to be in favour so far.
PLANNING chiefs are recommending to Highland councillors that they reject a developer's proposals for a giant, 23-turbine windfarm at Druim Ba, near Kiltarlity, when they consider the application next Tuesday.
PLANS for a proposed new windfarm in central Caithness are to go on public display for the first time next week.
A WELSH company that majors on windfarm construction is opening an office in Inverness, following a raft of new contracts in the renewables sector.
An offshore engineering giant will create scores of new jobs in the Highlands after winning two multimillion-pound contracts.
An Inverness-based marine technology company which is currently testing a new wave-power machine on Loch Ness was praised yesterday after being visited by Highland MSP Peter Peacock.
THE Highlands and islands are playing a major part in the first Scottish Renewables Festival, offering people in the region an opportunity to see renewable energy in action this weekend.
A trust is being planned to provide community spin-offs from any future onshore oil drilling operation off Lybster.
Internet search engine company Google's interest in using marine energy to power its future operation was yesterday welcomed by those involved in seeking to promote the huge generating potential of the Pentland Firth.
Hopes of an early start to what would be the first commercial oil operation in Caithness have been dashed.