Printer Friendly

United Kingdom : SCOTTISH MINISTERS approves 19-turbine wind farm proposal.

Scottish Ministers has given nod for proposals for around 20 wind turbines in the Lammermuir Hills.

A 19-turbine wind farm, Aikengall IIa will connect East Lothian and the Scottish Borders.

Once operational, the Aikengall IIa wind farm will generate up to 9.4 million in community benefit, while producing enough electricity to power almost 35,000 homes and bringing jobs and investment to local communities. Renewable energy sources generated more than 56 per cent of gross electricity consumption in Scotland in 2015, helping support our world-leading ambitions to become a low-carbon economy, said Keith Brown, cabinet secretary for economy.

According to Developers Community Windpower, the decision is likely to support the creation of more than 100 jobs.

The location of wind farm is 12.5 kilometres south of Dunbar, six kilometres south of Innerwick and five kilometres northeast of Cranshaws.

[c] 2016 Al Bawaba (Albawaba.com) Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. ( Syndigate.info ).

COPYRIGHT 2016 SyndiGate Media Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2016 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Mena Report
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Oct 26, 2016
Words:153
Previous Article:Lithuania,Norway : Lithuania inks missile deal with Norway.
Next Article:Iran Islamic Republic of : First 1MW solar power plant opens in Arak, Markazi province.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters