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Solar power company Belectric has launched a mini-bond called the Big60million, named after its claim that it is giving every member of the UK population the chance to invest in its site in Willersey, Gloucestershire.
Source: dmail, Date and Time of entry: 29 August 2014 00:00

Stronelairg wind farm: Judicial review sought
A CONSERVATION charity is seeking a judicial review of the Scottish Government’s decision to give the go-ahead to a controversial 67-turbine wind farm in the famous Monahdliath Mountains - the largest ever in the Highlands.
Source: scotsman, Date and Time of entry: 27 August 2014 00:00

£11m for the wind farm that was not working
The highest payment of £11.1 million was paid over three years to ScottishPower, a Spanish-owned firm, which operates the Whitelee wind farm, around 10 miles from Glasgow.
Source: telegraph, Date and Time of entry: 27 August 2014 00:00

Among the payments was a total of £7.6 million
to RWE Innogy, a German-owned firm, for shutting down the Farr wind farm, 10 miles from Inverness, on dozens of occasions. The sum includes £357,353 for shutting down the wind farm over six days this month.
Source: telegraph, Date and Time of entry: 27 August 2014 00:00

National park to object to Rannoch windfarm
Cairngorm National Park planners have recommended that a controversial windfarm is rejected because of fears that it could spoil the view from a number of popular mountains.
Source: pressandjournal, Date and Time of entry: 27 August 2014 00:00

Mountaineering Council of Scotland
Urging the Scottish Government to reject a plan which they say threatens the iconic wild landscape of Rannoch, spoiling views from many popular mountains including Schiehallion. The Talladh-a-Bheithe windfarm,
Source: thecourier, Date and Time of entry: 27 August 2014 00:00

Objections over planned wind farm on 'unique landscape'
A proposal for the 24-turbine wind farm at Talladh-a-Bheithe estate, near Rannoch Moor, was submitted to the Scottish government last week.
Source: bbc, Date and Time of entry: 27 August 2014 00:00

Overview of Wether Hill Wind Farm - Gazetteer for Scotland
A modest collection of turbines draped across Wether Hill and Cornharrow Hill in N Dumfries and Galloway,
Source: scottish-places, Date and Time of entry: 26 August 2014 00:00

No reprieve for 24MW Barrel Law
The Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals in Edinburgh tossed out the up to 24MW project, which had previously been rejected by the local authority in March 2013.
Source: renews, Date and Time of entry: 23 August 2014 00:00

Reporter rejects Scottish Borders wind farm appeal
The Barrel Law scheme for 125m-high turbines was rejected by Scottish Borders Council in March 2013, but developers ABO Wind appealed that decision.
Source: sreporter, Date and Time of entry: 23 August 2014 00:00

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