Energy / Viking outlines steps in wind farm constructionPublic displays on the proposed Viking Wind Farm at Whiteness and Voe on Wednesday
Letters / Proud of resisting Viking Energy
Letters / Indignant or gloating? (Viking Energy)
Energy / Viking pushes for agreement on community benefit fund
Letters / The community involvement is gone (Viking Energy)
Updated SSE takes control of Viking Energy wind farm project
Energy / ‘No surprise’ say campaigners in response to Viking variation consentPeat ‘unlikely to be good locations’ for building wind farms, says Greenpeace
Energy / Larger wind turbines approved as subsidy auction gets under way
Letters / Fantastic news, but it won’t last
Business / Energy study to map out capacity of local supply chain
Letters / The opposite of ‘sustainable’ (Viking Energy)
Campaigners call for halt on wind farms
Energy / Upper Kergord access track gets green light
Energy / Councillors recommended to approve Mossy Hill wind farm plans
Letters / Adding insult to injury
Energy / Plans lodged for Viking compounds
Energy / SIC leader welcomes Ofgem support for subsea cable
Letters / Community benefits?
Updated Ofgem provisionally approves interconnector plansThe 600MW transmission link would allow large wind farms to export energy from Shetland.
Council / Turbine increase gets full backing from council
Letters / What’s the point of the planning committee?
Letters / Open letter to councillors from Sustainable Shetland
Council / Wind farm decision deferred for a week
Planning committee tasked to consider Viking’s turbine increase applicationCouncil is a consultee on wind farm variation
Letters / Appalling lack of foresight
News round-up / Ferries likely to be cancelled, vandalism, more wind farm objections, NFU boost and lifeboat members recognised
Updated MoD objects to Viking Energy as wind turbines could undermine air defence
Environment / Viking Energy applies for further changes to its consent
Letters / The wind farm’s impact on tourism
Business / Isles suppliers hear renewables chiefs tout a bright green futureABOUT 110 delegates turned up to hear that the future for large scale renewables in the isles is facing a critical 12 months – but if contracts are secured there will be big business for local suppliers.