Businessman slams Scottish wind farm policies

One of Scotland’s leading businessmen and a pioneer of wind turbines at his premises has slammed the Scottish government for allowing foreign firms to plan turbines on Forestry Commission land. Maitland Mackie is chairman of the ice cream and crisp manufacturer Mackie’s of Scotland. The company wants to be “the greenest in Britain” and installed […]

EON targets forests for windfarm sites

E.ON today revealed that it has won the exclusive right to examine two plots of land owned by the Forestry Commission Scotland for wind power projects. E.ON estimates that the areas of land, in the north and west of Scotland, have the potential to generate around 500MW, or enough renewable electricity to power over 270,000 […]