Anti-wind farm campaigners are celebrating the Scottish Government's rejection of a giant new scheme, which was planned for Glenurquhart, near Loch Ness.
A windfarm developer has insisted that a windfarm would not harm a Bronze Age gem that attracts tourists to the Highlands from around the world.
A four-day public inquiry begins today into a 13-turbine windfarm proposed for a hillside near Loch Ness.
An SNP politician has insisted that communities are heard in controversial windfarm debates.
A growing trend of gathering together rejected windfarm applications for the same areas and making "cumulative effect" decisions on their appeals has been condemned by campaigners.