Scotland’s energy minister has highlighted the planned Neart na Gaoithe (NNG) windfarm off the coast of Fife as an example of the country’s leading position on renewables development.
Neart na Gaoithe
The conservation charity behind a court battle against offshore wind farms has “fundamental concerns” about turbines proposed near Levenmouth.
Construction of a £2 billion wind farm off Fife will begin next year after RSPB Scotland lost a long running legal challenge against development.
A supply chain body pushing for progress on the £2 billion Neart na Gaoithe wind farm off Fife, has welcomed the UK’s new clean growth strategy.
Bird protection charity RSPB Scotland has left the Scottish renewables sector in a flap after instructing new legal proceedings to block three major wind farms off the coast of Angus and Fife.
The company behind plans for a £2 billion wind farm off the Fife coast has called on bird protection charity the RSPB to abandon any further potential legal proceedings which could scupper the project and put hundreds of potential jobs at risk.
Work on a £2 billion wind farm off the Fife coast will begin next year after the courts threw out a last ditch attempt to scupper the project.
Bird protection charity RSPB Scotland looks set to put another legal spanner in the works of three offshore renewables projects with the potential to inject hundreds of millions of pounds in to the economies of Tayside and Fife.
The UK could expand its offshore wind capacity to almost five times its current level by 2030, creating the potential to power millions of homes, according to a new study.
Councils in Angus, Fife and Dundee have been asked for their opinions on a massive offshore wind development.