Plans to erect a wind turbine at a former landfill site on the outskirts of Aberdeen could be rejected by city councillors next week.
A Scottish mountaineering group says plans to build windfarms in the hills around Loch Ness could have a "devastating" impact on the area.
A SCOTTISH mountaineering group says plans to build windfarms in the hills around Loch Ness could have a "devastating" impact on the area.
Plans for three turbines on farmland near Dingwall are being recommended for approval by council officers, despite concerns about the impact on red kites in the area.
Councillors will be asked to support plans to erect a 242ft wind turbine in Aberdeen city boundaries at a meeting next week.
A new survey has found that noise rather than appearance is what puts people off wind turbines.
Doubts remain about Highland Council's ambitious hopes for community payouts from windfarms and other renewable energy developments.
The first single wind turbine in Easter Ross was yesterday narrowly given the go-ahead by Highland councillors despite attracting more than 70 objections from neighbouring residents.
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.
New exhibits at a famous art museum could soon be going on permanent display across the length and breadth of the countryside.
HIGHLAND councillors yesterday deferred making a decision on an application to build the first single wind turbine in Easter Ross to allow them to scrutinise high-quality photographs of the proposal's visual impact.
THE owners of a Mearns windfarm have revised their expansion plans following consultation with the community.
BILLIONAIRE Donald Trump claimed last night that Scotland's coastline will be "forever ruined" if a £200million windfarm is built next to his north-east golf resort.