“There’s no reason why the Scapa Flow MSPA should prevent important sustainable development in the Flow” Councillor John Ross Scott
“17 projects, with a combined potential generating capacity of 25GW, have been offered the rights to specific areas of the seabed for the development of offshore wind power “
“Even if HIAL has not yet formally abandoned its centralisation proposals it’s a great New Year present, and a very good start to 2022!”
“It’s time for an immediate review.”
Scottish Greens Say They Will Continue To Challenge HIAL’s Remote Towers Regardless of The SNP/Green Deal
“”The Orkney Greens will continue to oppose the centralisation plans contained in the HIAL ATMS proposals”
“May I, on behalf of the Scottish Green Party (SGP), thank the Orkney electorate for the 1,104 votes that were cast for the Scottish Greens at last week’s election.”
The Edinburgh Declaration recognises the ‘need for transformative change across terrestrial and marine ecosystems’ and ‘the significant implications that the loss of biodiversity and climate change has on our livelihood and communities’.
“The Flotta terminal has a working life left of less than a decade, but it could have an innovative future as for example a Green hydrogen hub, and we’d be delighted if that scenario transpires.”
At the council’s Development and Infrastructure Committee on 30th March, a successful motion by Green councillor Steve Sankey meant that the decision to close the centres has been deferred with more reports to follow.
” The investment through this enhanced deal opens up a range of opportunities for growth that otherwise would not have been possible, of vital importance given these ongoing challenging times. “