Highlands and Islands MSP Jamie Halcro Johnston has pledged to put pressure on the Scottish Government not to overturn a decision by Moray councillors to recommend refusal of a controversial wind farm application.
Moray Council has been urged to drop its opposition to a huge wind farm proposed for the region amid promises it would create a £33.75 million windfall for communities.
Moray Council will try to block the construction of more turbines in a remote area, amid fears it could become a “wind farm landscape”.
Developers planning an extension to one of Moray’s largest wind farms insist they are powerless to control separate plans for the same site.
EDF Energy’s new renewables arm is looking to add more jobs in the north-east and Highlands as it ramps up its projects there.
A second proposed extension of one of Moray’s largest wind farms has been described as a “nail in the coffin” for the region’s tourist industry.
Revised proposals for a massive wind farm in Moray are due to go on display next week.