February 28, 2018

Glenluce wind farm appeal rejected

BBC News | 28 February 2018 | www.bbc.com

A Scottish government reporter has rejected an appeal over a wind farm in Galloway concluding it is not the “right development in the right place”.

RES was refused permission for the 14-turbine Annabaglish project near Glenluce last year.

The company appealed against that decision saying it was “confident” it had got the location right.

However, a reporter concluded it would have a “significant” impact on the landscape and turned it down.

He added that the scale of the development’s contribution towards renewable energy targets was not enough to outweigh its negative effects.

URL to article:  https://www.wind-watch.org/news/2018/02/28/glenluce-wind-farm-appeal-rejected/