Wind

UK

Dismay as third Skye wind farm gets go-ahead

A third wind farm in a small area of north-west Skye has been given the nod by Highland councillors, despite planners’ admission of a “significant adverse impact” on the setting.

UK

Fears raised over scale of wind farm

A public inquiry into plans for a 39-turbine wind farm in a Highland mountain range has heard it could ultimately lead to a “complex larger than the city of Dundee” being built on a “once tranquil plateau”.

UK

SSE boss calls for more investment

The boss of renewables-focused energy firm SSE has urged the Scottish supply chain to invest more if it wants to secure a bigger share of wind farm work.

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Port looks to land energy jobs boost

Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) aims to be at the heart of a jobs bonanza after signing a “letter of intent” to bring new renewable energy work to the north.