Trump calls for public inquiry into plans for windfarm near resort

By Ryan Crighton

Published: 08/12/2011

Donald Trump has asked the Scottish Government to hold a public inquiry into plans to build an offshore windfarm near his Scottish resort.

The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre is a £150million joint venture by utility company Vattenfall, engineering firm Technip and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group.

But the 11 turbines, being built between Balmedie and Blackdog in Aberdeenshire, would be visible from the Menie Estate, where Mr Trump has built his championship links.

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