Energy blown off target

Donatantonio, Domenic
May 2008
Planning (14672073);5/2/2008, Issue 1767, p10
The article focuses on the decision of the Scottish Government to block the plans for a huge wind farm on the Western Isles in Scotland. It states that refusal of the wind farm proposal will require Scottish ministers to move quickly to find other methods of meeting their target for producing 31% of electricity demand from renewable sources by 2011 and 50% by 2020. The Scottish ministers have concluded that the scheme would have a serious impact on the European birds and habitat directives.


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