Caithness wind farm refused

Photo montage showing the proposed turbines

Photo montage showing the proposed turbines

Some good news for those who value ‘wild landscape’. Dunbeath wind farm has been refused on the grounds that “the significant adverse impacts of this proposed wind farm on nearby wild land and key landscape characteristics, in conjunction with the cumulative effect is too great” commented Fergus Ewing, Energy Secretary. He added that “Scotland has enormous potential for renewable energy that is delivering jobs and investment, and I am determined to ensure communities reap the benefit from renewable energy – but not at any cost.

Click here to read the full story which appeared in The Herald on Saturday 8th June.

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