Golfers to decide position on windfarm off Aberdeen coast

Published: 27/12/2011

Members of one of the world’s most historic golf courses are to decide whether the club objects to plans for a windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen.

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, planned for the stretch between Balmedie and Blackdog in Aberdeenshire, would be visible from the Menie Estate, where Donald Trump has built his links.

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