Grampian and Highlands politicians have hit out at the Scottish Government after it was revealed more than half of the country’s windfarm applications are on their patch.
Windfarm operators in the north-east have received a million pounds since the start of the year to turn-off their turbines in high winds.
Motorists are facing five weeks of major disruption on busy Highland roads as huge turbine parts begin making their way to a hugely controversial windfarm site.
Four crofting townships in the Western Isles hope to take advantage of the near-£600 million auction in their plans to develop community-owned wind farms.
The UK Government has announced a £600 million support package for offshore wind power which could be “transformative” for remote island communities.
A north film industry manager claims building more wind farms in scenic parts of the Highlands could threaten the future of film and television production in the region.
Communities are often being left with just the “crumbs off the table” if they do not strike a hard bargain to host windfarms, MSPs warned yesterday.
Communities across the north and north-east could be missing out on millions of pounds because windfarm developers are trying to “wriggle out” of their commitments, it was claimed yesterday.
Scottish windfarms generated record output during the first half of the year, thanks to a blustery June, new figures from WWF Scotland show today.
Council chiefs have accused Scottish Government ministers of ignoring their pleas for help to secure Highland a fairer share of massive profits from green energy schemes.
Windfarm watchers in the north have accused environmentalists of spinning the facts about the "extraordinary" success of recent green energy production.
Campaigners fear the Highland landscape could be blighted with dozens of new windfarms after a radical review of council planning policy.
It is now "almost impossible" to find a mountain from which a wind farm cannot be seen, according to a senior mountaineering figure.
Renewables like wind, hydro and biomass are the country's largest source of power.
The 10-year goldrush of wind developments has begun to fundamentally change the landscape of the north of Scotland.
Windfarm plans blown off course after world heritage vision for Flow Country not included in planning report
Two wind projects planned for the Highlands were blown off course yesterday by councillors.
People are being urged to contribute to council surveys on windfarm development in Caithness and the Black Isle.
A Highland anti-windfarm campaigner who has had enough of "industry spin" hopes her new book about turbines will be allowed into schools to bring some balance to the debate.
A north politician has urged critics to "kick the grid, not the windfarmers" over vast penalties regularly incurred by electricity customers.
A furious row erupted last night after Highland councillors approved a new document that campaigners say opens the door to more wind turbines around Loch Ness.
Windfarm operators have been paid a record-breaking £3.1million - for turning off their turbines for a single day.
A row has erupted after a new report claimed to prove that tourism has flourished in areas with windfarms.
Another major windfarm is being planned along the North Coast 500 tourist route.
Windfarm operators across the north have raked-in a staggering £52million over the past five years - for switching their turbines off.
Academics have clashed with politicians and developers over the amount of power generated by windfarms, as green energy targets are missed on both sides of the border.
About 500 people responded to the Stag survey, which asked questions about the impact of windfarms on accommodation, the attractiveness of the Highlands and the effect of buffer zones.
Campaigners have carried out a new survey which they claim shows visitors are turning away from the Highlands because of the growing number of in the region.
The Scottish Government last night promised to contact activists who want a "summit for communities" to openly debate windfarms with Energy Minister Fergus Ewing.
A leading Highland anti windfarm campaigner has branded a Scottish Government emergency summit about onshore windfarms “a wake”, to mourn the end of massive public subsidies.
The SNP Government is obsessed with lining the pockets of foreign windfarm developers, according to campaigners who have condemned a summit planned for today, hosted by Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing.
Police were called to a north windfarm exhibition yesterday after a member of the public claimed he was assaulted by security staff brought in to prevent trouble.