What the current impact assessments don’t do is factor in the wider implications for wildlife and biodiversity on proposed large scale developments.
The courage of the people of Faray is retold in the story of the trawler ‘Hope’ which broke its anchor chain and landed up on the Holm of Faray on Boxing Day 1908.
Planning permission is for two six-turbine Council owned wind farms at Quanterness, just outside Kirkwall and at Wee Fea in Hoy.
“A contentious issue, with many aspects to be taken into consideration in many ways.”
New Community Wind Farm projects under consideration are located at Faray, in the North Isles, and at Quanterness in St Ola.
An offer by Orkney Islands Council to purchase the islands of Faray, Holm of Faray and Red Holm has been accepted.