Highlands & Islands

Extension to wind farm near Fort Augustus approved

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The Scottish government has approved plans for an extension to the Millennium wind farm near Fort Augustus.

Ten new turbines are be added to the scheme - giving it a total of 36 - making it one of the largest in the Highlands.

The green light for the extension follows a public inquiry.

Developer Falck Renewables said it had to the potential to supply almost 20,000 properties.

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