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Viking rules out windfarm referendum

Viking rules out windfarm referendum

29/05/2009, by in Public Affairs

By JOHN ROBERTSON Viking Energy has ruled out a referendum to gauge whether Shetland is for or against the giant windfarm. Chairman Bill Manson said this week he believed islanders should make their feelings known to their SIC councillors instead because they, as elected members or trustees o... Read more...

One month deadline for objectors

One month deadline for objectors

29/05/2009, by in Public Affairs

By JOHN ROBERTSON The team in charge of the planning process for the Viking windfarm applica­tion has confirmed that objectors have just one month to make their submissions. There has been considerable con­fu­sion about the process, prompting the protest group Sustainable Shet­land to com... Read more...

Europe’s largest windfarm opens

Europe’s largest windfarm opens

22/05/2009, by in News

Viking Energy lodging its planning application on Wednesday was somewhat overshadowed by the opening the same day of Europe’s largest onshore wind farm in the Central Belt of Scotland. Scottish Power’s 140-turbine windfarm at Whitelee, 10 miles from Glasgow, has cost £300 million and employe... Read more...

Windfarm models to go on show …

Windfarm models to go on show …

20/03/2009, by in Public Affairs

By JOHN ROBERTSON The Viking Energy Partnership has unveiled a large scale model of Shetland showing for the first time how its proposed windfarm sits on the landscape of the central and north Mainland. The large display featuring the 150 turbines will be a focal point of the six public exhib... Read more...