Mountain wind farm plan challenged

A conservation group has asked courts to review the way permission was given for a 67-turbine wind farm stretching across the Monadhliath mountain range. Scotland’s Energy Minister Fergus Ewing granted permission for the Stronelairg wind farm on 6 June 2014. However the John Muir Trust believes there should have been a Public Local Inquiry. It […]

Go-ahead for 67-turbine wind farm in the Highlands

The Scottish Government has given the go-ahead for a new 67-tubrine wind farm near Fort Augustus in the Highlands. The Stronelairg project will have a total capacity of 242MW, producing enough electricity to power around 114,000 homes and will also create more than 100 jobs. It will be built by SSE Renewables and is expected […]