A delay in the construction of a £250million floating windfarm off Stonehaven has hit a Highland port that had expected to create up to 200 jobs supporting the project.
Ambitious plans for a huge windfarm in Lochaber – costing more than £150million and aimed at benefiting both the local and national economy – are unveiled today.
Developers have revealed nearly 2,000 jobs will be created as part of plans for an offshore windfarm to be based on the Moray coast. Nearly 190 wind turbines will be built in the Outer Moray Firth, which will power nearly 750,000 homes. Visit our sister site, Energy Voice, for the full story.
Major wind farm applications are being pushed through by ministers despite local opposition, according to official figures.
A councillor has warned that Moray's picturesque hillsides are at risk of being engulfed by turbines after the Scottish Government controversially approved a wind farm expansion in the teeth of local council opposition.
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 charity has been hit with a £50,000 legal bill after objecting to a proposed windfarm the size of Inverness.
Wild land charity the John Muir Trust is bracing itself for a massive legal bill after failing to have the plugs pulled on power company SSE's Stronelairg Windfarm scheme.
A public inquiry will start tomorrow into Highland councillors' rejection of a 13-turbine windfarm proposed for Invergarry.
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.
Swedish energy company Vattenfall is proposing to expand a renewables development in Aberdeenshire’s ‘windfarm alley’.
In recent years, Scotland has been building a reputation as world-leaders in renewable energy production.
Highland councillors are being urged to reject a Caithness windfarm plan - despite the possibility of a potentially costly appeal from a spurned developer.
The head of policy at the John Muir Trust has urged north councillors to next week reject revised proposals for a 24-turbine windfarm in Caithness.
A wind farm on the Shetland island of Yell, which could eventually bring as much as £1 million a year into the local community, has moved one step closer to completion after its fifth and final turbine was erected at the weekend.
Locals are calling for a community fund to be established if a £250million windfarm off the north-east coast is given the go-ahead.
An SNP politician has insisted that communities are heard in controversial windfarm debates.
A Crimond farming company is hoping to overturn a council decision which means its turbines come under scrutiny every two years.
Campaigners have abandoned their fight against plans for the Highlands' biggest windfarm yet - because of the prohibitive cost of further legal action.
Highland councillors yesterday nodded through a radically revised windfarm proposal without a debate despite claims that they had not been provided with key information.
A major windfarm proposal for Sutherland will be decided by a public inquiry, possibly later this year.
Construction on a £2.6billion windfarm in the Moray Firth will start next year.
There could be regular traffic delays in and around Inverness during the next four months as the latest convoys of massive wind turbine parts trundle through the region.
The leader of Highland Council yesterday declared "enough is enough" for windfarm construction around Loch Ness.
Councillors have been urged to throw out plans for three wind turbines in the Highlands - because they could jeopardise the radar system 40 miles away at RAF Lossiemouth.
A developer is challenging Highland Council's rejection of a slimmer windfarm for a beauty spot on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park.
The Scottish Government has confirmed the dates and details of a public inquiry into the proposed extension of a Highland windfarm.
Objectors are celebrating after plans for six giant wind turbines on the edge of a stunning Highland glen were scrapped.