Developer Eurowind is relying on the Scottish government to approve its plan for a 61MW wind farm in Angus, after the project was rejected by local legislators in eastern Scotland.
Members of Angus Council voted against the proposed Nathro
Hill wind farm on environmental and policy grounds, backing the recommendations
of the council’s own planning officials.
The 17-turbine project will now have its fate decided by the
Eurowind said: “Ultimately
it will be the Scottish government’s call as to whether Nathro Hill is approved
or not, but we are disappointed Angus Council have drawn up a policy that is in
effect a moratorium on commercial wind development.”