Homes and businesses that generate their own electricity could end up paying extra charges under proposals set out by the energy watchdog to overhaul Britain’s energy network fees.
The Scottish Government has been urged to monitor the amount of power lines surrounding a Moray substation amidst concerns it could have a devastating impact on the surrounding landscape.
A power company has promised to explore putting cables underground after an Argyll village voiced its outrage at plans for nine new pylons running through it.
A Highland village which is already the location of 29 electricity pylons has launched a campaign against plans to install a further 25 through the area.
Moray residents are used to seeing aircraft of all shapes and sizes in the air above, usually during military training exercises at the region’s RAF base in Lossiemouth.
Moray's MSP has reaffirmed his commitment to ensuring the region does not become blighted by a "web of pylons".
SSE's preferred route for a giant 100-mile from Beauly to Kintore has been branded "environmental vandalism" by a local politician.
Fears have been raised that the Moray countryside could be destroyed by giant electricity pylons needed for a nearby windfarm.
The picturesque landscape around Bennachie could soon be jeopardised by a line of "enormous" new super pylons.
Highland councillors will make their own observations on Tuesday about the next line of super pylons planned for the north, linking substations along the 100-mile route from Kintore in Aberdeenshire to Beauly where it links in to the Denny transmission line.