Dogged perseverance and “sheer bloody-mindedness” has led to eleven of the world’s most powerful wind turbines being constructed off the coast of Aberdeen.
Renewable energy trade bodies have hit out at UK Government policy, as new data suggests that onshore windfarm numbers are set to plummet over the next four years.
Lorries transporting parts that will be assembled to form a controversial new 13-turbine wind farm development at Tom nan Clach were on the move for the first time yesterday, with local motorists facing some delays along the A9.
Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm has started generating power.
An energy firm has ruled out transporting huge turbine parts overnight despite protests from motorists left frustrated by traffic delays.
The new £300 million wind farm off Aberdeen has reached a major milestone by generating power for the first time.
A tiny north-east community is preparing its own dossier of evidence as it fights against a proposed wind farm development.
Wind farm workers are putting themselves in mortal danger if safety training is not kept up to date, a new study has found.
A camera crew has shot footage of Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm from a boat.
Time-lapse footage provided by wind farm construction firm Vattenfall shows the build of the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm’s sixth turbine.
Lawyers yesterday urged Highland Council to change its objections for its refusal of planning permission for a 19 turbine wind farm in Caithness.
A pod of Dolphins decided to investigate the new suction bucket jacket foundations of Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm today. Watch as the inquisitive creatures check-out the new addition to the surroundings. Vattenfall’s Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm project installed the first turbine tower at the site on Monday. Read more on Energy Voice here
With the first turbine installed at Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm yesterday, developer Vattenfall is claiming a number of renewable energy industry firsts.
Developers behind a huge wind farm project in the Moray Firth are celebrating a number of project milestones.
Scotland could soon host the UK’s first ever subsidy-free onshore wind farm, industry chiefs suggested yesterday.
Vattenfall has released footage of the giant Asian Hercules crane vessel installing the first turbine foundation for the Aberdeen Bay wind farm.
A wind farm Trust is supporting carers across the Isle of Lewis by awarding £25,000 to help deliver vital services.
Nearly 100 Scottish contracts have been awarded as part of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) project off the north-east coast.
Vattenfall, developer of the Aberdeen bay wind farm, confirmed at a public consultation yesterday that the project will boast the world’s tallest and most powerful turbines upon completion.
Norwegian energy giant Statoil said today that its Hywind project off Peterhead had outstripped expectations in its first three months of production.
Operators of Scatsta Airport say they will object plans for a 63 turbine wind farm on the island of Yell due to safety concerns.
A senior Holyrood politician has hit out at the UK’s climate change minister, claiming she took credit for the Scottish Government’s work.
A Moray wind farm is poised to undergo expansion, despite councillors objecting to the development and launching a public inquiry.
A Scottish estate owner is seeking to overturn Scottish Government approval for a 22-turbine Highland wind farm within wild land in the first case of its kind.
Plan for a £250million offshore windfarm nine miles off the coast of Stonehaven have been approved by the Scottish Government.
Scottish Government officials in the central belt have been accused of meddling in local democracy by overturning rejected planning applications.
An energy giant has sparked fury after starting drilling work for a controversial power line project - despite not yet having planning permission.
A £24million investment in a new quayside at a Highland port has enabled it to receive its biggest single delivery of wind turbines.
Fears have been raised that the Moray countryside could be destroyed by giant electricity pylons needed for a nearby windfarm.
Construction work on Europe’s largest floating wind farm will begin later this year after the Crown Estate granted a lease to Norwegian multinational Statoil.
Deliveries of huge wind turbine parts, which have caused delays on Moray's busiest trunk road for the past month, are scheduled to conclude this week.
A Hebridean community has been granted planning permission for a small wind farm that would provide power for their island.