Plans for a 17-turbine wind farm in Argyll failed to gain the support of local councillors yesterday who feared it would have a detrimental impact on peat resources in the area.
Councillors are being recommended to object to a proposed 17-turbine wind farm near Inveraray in Argyll when its planning committee meets tomorrow.
Scotland’s mountaineers have called on Scottish Natural Heritage to stand up to wind farm developers they believe are “playing the system”.
Planners have renewed their objection to a proposed 26-turbine wind farm, which it is feared would blight the north-east's iconic landscape.
Campaign groups, charities, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and even the Ministry of Defence have all signalled their vociferous opposition to the creation of a giant wind farm on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park.
Public exhibitions are to be held to display proposals for new turbines at a north-east windfarm.
A local climate group is hoping to stop a north-east wind development in it tracks by backing a local campaign.
Opponents of a proposed north-east windfarm claim it ignores local guidelines on large-scale energy developments.
Plans have been unveiled for nearly 30 turbines on a Mearns estate.
Coriolis Energy is to unveil plans for a new Highland wind farm at two public events next week.
Irish energy firm ESB and REG Power Solutions today put pen to paper to take two concept-stage windfarms into development.