Scottish wind project to boost economy by £827m

A new offshore wind farm in Scotland is expected to contribute £827.4 million to the country’s GDP. That’s according to an analysis carried out at the University of Strathclyde, which suggests the 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe project could see capital expenditure of up to £2 billion, with around £510 million of this to be spent in Scotland. […]

Bird is the word for offshore wind

A coalition of Scottish businesses have joined forces to convince a wildlife charity to abandon court action delaying a consented offshore wind farm. The 28 supply chain companies have written an open letter to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland to appeal for the group to allow the £2 billion Neart […]