NTA Campaign Publishes Information Update (UK)

 

The No Tiree Array (NTA) campaign, which opposes to Argyll Array offshore wind farm, has published an information update on its website regarding basking sharks, night time visualisations of the proposed offshore wind farm and conflicting wind subsidy policies between Scotland and the UK.

In its update, NTA brings tracking maps of the Scottish Natural Heritage’s basking shark survey in the area. However, Scottish Power Renewables (SPR), the project’s developer, undertook a survey on August 6 during which 918 basking sharks were spotted in the proposed area.

Furthermore, the campaign says that SPR refuses to show appropriate night time visualisations of the proposed project. NTA is requesting Marine Scotland and Scottish Government to intervene so that such visualisations are presented as soon as possible to meet the developer’s public information obligations.

NTA also points to conflicting wind subsidy policies between Scotland and the UK, saying that the UK Government is putting a major emphasis and drive on gas, which has added to calls for Scottish Government to review its energy policy.

Subsea World News Staff , August 20, 2012

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Jul 2015 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

Africa International Petroleum Conference & Exhibition (AIPEC) 2015

The conference will cover areas like While the Window of Opportunities Continues to Widen for the Oil and Gas Industry, Creating Immense…

read more >

Marine Warranty Surveying

Marine warranty surveyors ensure that best industry practice and correct procedures are followed in the planning and execution of critical…

read more >

Practical Seismic Interpretation with Petrel

The course will cover the essential Geological and Geophysical information necessary to visualize and interpret seismic data…

read more >

4 week Introduction to ROV Systems

The course has been formulated to provide a basic understanding of how to safely perform operations and maintenance on an ROV system…

read more >