Posts Tagged ‘Shetland’

Donald Trump asks to join legal battle against Shetland windfarm

Property tycoon, already fighting plans for windfarm near golf course, wants permission to intervene in second case Donald Trump is making a further attempt to attack Alex Salmond’s policy of backing wind power by joining in a legal battle over the future of one of Europe’s largest onshore windfarms. The property tycoon has asked for […]

Shetland windfarm project suffers court setback over rare bird

Judge rules Viking project should not have been given planning consent as ministers failed to follow EU birds directive The future of a proposed windfarm on Shetland touted as one of the most productive in the world has been thrown into doubt in a legal battle over a rare wading bird and an obscure part […]

Shetland Islands to host ‘world’s most productive’ windfarm

Windfarm given go ahead despite local opposition, and should produce enough energy to power 175,000 homes A major windfarm on Shetland, which could be the most productive in the world, has been approved by ministers despite a bitterly fought campaign against the scheme by local residents. The Viking windfarm will straddle the hills and moors […]