Aberdeen Bay offshore wind farm substation vote appealed
- 14 January 2014
- From the section NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland
Developers hoping to build a wind farm off the coast of Aberdeen are appealing against a decision to turn down a planning application for a substation.
Aberdeenshire councillors rejected the application for a site at Blackdog last year.
Developers of the experimental wind farm in Aberdeen Bay have lodged an appeal with the Scottish government.
US businessman Donald Trump opposes the 11-turbine development, claiming it would spoil views from his golf resort.
The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) is a £230m project.
Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited is looking to connect to the grid in 2017.