Plans unveiled for 26 turbines on Mearns estate

© DC ThomsonThe location of the windfarm.
The location of the windfarm.

Plans have been unveiled for nearly 30 turbines on a Mearns estate.

Developers Coriolis Energy and Irish utility firm ESB said yesterday the 50 megawatt (MW) Glendye onshore wind development could deliver “significant new additional onshore wind capacity” to the region.

But the local community last night expressed concern that the transmission link for the 26 turbine project could run through beautiful local countryside.

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