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Donald Trump loses battle against UK wind farm

Donald Trump has bought a five star golf resort on the west coast of Ireland after losing a legal action against a wind farm being built near his golf resort in Aberdeenshire. The billionaire property developer said that while he appealed against the court defeat in Scotland he would be diverting his energies to the … Continue reading Donald Trump loses battle against UK wind farm

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New marine renewables test centre to boost Scotland's offshore wind energy

Scotland's ability to meet its renewable energy targets will be significantly boosted by the creation of a new Marine Renewables Test Centre at the University of Dundee. The Centre will become a leading facility for the development, design and testing of marine renewable construction materials and prototype foundations. 'Scotland is well placed to deliver offshore … Continue reading New marine renewables test centre to boost Scotland's offshore wind energy

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Siemens wind turbine installed at SSE in the UK

6MW turbine SWT-6.0-154 installed on the SSE test site in Hunterston, Scotland. Siemens boosts its commitment in the United Kingdon. Siemens has now installed a market-ready version of its new 6 megawatt (MW) gearless wind turbine on the test site of the power utility SSE, the UK's largest generator of renewable energy. Together with its … Continue reading Siemens wind turbine installed at SSE in the UK

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Vattenfall submits plans for 50-turbine wind farm

The wind farm would be based near Patna, Carsphairn, Dalmellington and New Cumnock. Vattenfall said the project would bring “lasting economic benefit to the local community”, if approved. Vattenfall’s UK Onshore Wind Development Director, Piers Guy, said: “Developments like this not only make a substantial contribution to the environment, they also have a significant positive … Continue reading Vattenfall submits plans for 50-turbine wind farm

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Whitelee wind farm completes expansion

Annual output at Whitelee will be equivalent to the electricity consumption of more than 300,000 Scottish households and will prevent the emission of 840,000 tonnes of CO2 every year. IBERDROLA, through its British subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables, has successfully completed the expansion of Whitelee wind farm in Scotland, which has become one of the most iconic … Continue reading Whitelee wind farm completes expansion

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Centrica Sells 50% Interest in Scottish Wind Farm for GBP59 Million

Utility group Centrica PLC (CNA.LN) said Friday that it has reached an agreement to sell its 50% interest in the 72MW Braes of Doune onshore wind farm in Stirlingshire, Scotland, for 59 million pounds in cash. The stake has been acquired by the Hermes GPE Infrastructure Fund, which is managed by Hermes GPE LLP. Centrica … Continue reading Centrica Sells 50% Interest in Scottish Wind Farm for GBP59 Million

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SSE Renewables welcomes Highland Council decision on Glencassley wind farm

SSE Renewables, the renewable energy development division of SSE, welcomes today’s unanimous decision by the Highland Council’s North Planning Committee to raise no objection to the proposed Glencassley wind farm, north-west of Lairg. The proposed Glencassley wind farm site is located approximately 6km north of Rosehall, between the River Cassley and Loch Shin, and lies … Continue reading SSE Renewables welcomes Highland Council decision on Glencassley wind farm

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SSE to Acquire Dunmaglass Wind Farm Project, Invest GBP200 Million

Power supplier SSE PLC (SSE.LN) said Friday that it has reached agreement with Renewable Energy Systems Group to acquire the Dunmaglass wind farm project in Scotland and plans to invest 200 million pounds in the project including acquisition, development and capital costs. MAIN FACTS: -SSE expects to begin full construction of the wind farm in … Continue reading SSE to Acquire Dunmaglass Wind Farm Project, Invest GBP200 Million

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EDF Energies Nouvelles announces a 144 MW wind farm in Scotland

EDF Energies Nouvelles announces a 144 MW wind farm in Scotland Paris, 16 May 2013. EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of the Fallago Rig wind farm in Scotland by EDF Energy Renewables, one of the largest onshore wind farms to be built in the United Kindgom with a 144 MW installed capacity. Located on … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles announces a 144 MW wind farm in Scotland

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European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre welcome Scottish Government consent approval

The project partners behind the ground-breaking European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) have welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to approve consent for the project. The cutting-edge project is a demonstration facility for next generation wind turbines and associated technology. With expected capital expenditure of more than £230 million, the EOWDC would prove to be a … Continue reading European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre welcome Scottish Government consent approval

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Scottish government approves offshore wind farm opposed by Donald Trump

The Scottish government has approved an offshore wind power project that has drawn the ire of Donald Trump, who owns a luxury golf resort nearby. The American tycoon said Tuesday he would bring a lawsuit to stop the 230 million-pound ($349 million) development, which consists of 11 wind turbines planned off the coast near Aberdeen … Continue reading Scottish government approves offshore wind farm opposed by Donald Trump

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Downsized East Lothian wind farm approved

The wind farm is the 79th energy project the Scottish Government has considered since May 2007. Of these 56 have been for renewable energy projects including 32 onshore wind farms, of which ministers have refused planning permission for six. Another 46 applications are being considered, 44 of which involve renewable energy projects. Energy Minister Fergus … Continue reading Downsized East Lothian wind farm approved

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Iberdrola receives planning consent for 288 MW kilgallioch wind farm in Scotland

Kilgallioch will see a total investment of over €465 million to become the company’s second largest onshore wind energy project in the UK and one of Europe’s largest wind power plant. United Kingdom is a key market for the renewable business of IBERDROLA where it operates more than 1,200 MW onshore wind capacity and is … Continue reading Iberdrola receives planning consent for 288 MW kilgallioch wind farm in Scotland

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