Dutch energy company Eneco has agreed to a proposed 4.1 billion-euro (£3.5 billion) takeover by Japanese corporations Mitsubishi and Chubu.
Adventurous youngsters will be able to enjoy the great outdoors surrounding Ben Wyvis as a playpark becomes the newest edition to a two-mile walking trail in the area.
Warnings that a windfarm would "ruin tourism" have come to nothing, according to the leader of a Highland community council considering its response to a proposed second extension of the scheme.
A new deal has been launched for householders who live near north windfarms to have their energy supplied by local turbines.
The turbine blades at a new Caithness windfarm are now turning after an official switch on ceremony yesterday.
The brother of London Mayor Boris Johnson made a rare foray into the Highlands on Wednesday to welcome the official opening of a wind farm outside Garve in Ross-shire.