Offshore windfarm projected to bring 2000 jobs to Scotland
A study from the Fraser of Allander Institute indicates a new windfarm off the coast of Fife could boost employment, but the project faces legal challenge from RSPB
A NEW STUDY from the Fraser of Allander Institute has reported that the proposed Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore windfarm project could support 2,000 jobs for every year of its estimated four-year construction, as well an average of 236 further jobs annually throughout the project’s lifespan.
Environmental groups welcome world's first floating wind farm
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has officially opened the world’s first floating wind farm
SCOTTISH ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS have welcomed the world’s first floating farm, which was opened today by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and will produce enough power for approximately 20,000 homes.
The result of over 15 years of work by Norwegian energy firm Statoil, the wind farm is located 15 miles from Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, comprises of five enormous turbines and stretches 175m from the sea surface to its uppermost point.