News from Orkney Islands Council -Key documents on Orkney Islands Council’s Community Wind Farm project are now available through the planning portal on the council website.
Orkney Islands Council’s ambitious plans for 3 community wind farms have been described by Leader of the council James Stockan as essential to decarbonise our local community.
Eibhlin Lee, from the Council’s Strategic Projects Team, has been shortlisted in the ‘Achiever’ category at the annual Scottish Renewables Young Professionals Green Energy Awards.
DPEA Scotland has granted planning permission for 2 wind farms by Hoolan Energy to go ahead in Orkney. Full details here
“Tuesday, 2nd April saw a presentation by AGM Batteries given over at the ICIT campus.”
The ReFLEX Orkney (Responsive Flexibility) project aims to create a ‘smart energy island’
A breakthrough in renewable energy could see Scotland becoming one of the largest global energy exporters in the world.
Orkney Islands Council scooped the Driving Efficiency through Technology prize at the Local Government Chronicle awards which were held in London.
“The Scottish Government grant has enabled CEM to complete some 46 projects affecting 80,000 people .”
“Ten years ago we were promised a ‘Saudi Arabia of Renewables’ but today we need political intervention to help level the playing field in Scottish offshore renewables manufacturing.”