Green energy developer Infinergy has submitted plans for an extension to their consented 21-turbine wind farm at Limekiln, south of Reay in Caithness. The extension of five turbines sits adjacent to the consented scheme on the Achaveilan North and Broubster Estates, both of which are managed primarily as commercial forestry plantations. Esbjorn Wilmar, Managing Director…

A Scoping Report relating to an application by Limekiln Wind Limited for the proposed Limekiln Wind Farm Extension has now been submitted to the relevant planning authorities. This proposed project is being submitted as a Section 36 Application to the Scottish Government, with The Highland Council as a key consultee. The ultimate aim of this scoping…

Green energy firms Infinergy and Boralex have announced plans to extend the 21-turbine wind farm at Limekiln (close to 90 MW), south of Reay in Caithness. The extension proposals are to the east of the current wind farm project within Broubster Achaveilan North forest and will increase the installed capacity by about 20 MW. Nick…

Green energy firms Infinergy and Boralex have welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to grant approval of their 21-turbine wind farm at Limekiln, south of Reay in Caithness. The wind farm has a grid connection contract in place for 90 MW. Esbjorn Wilmar, Managing Director of Infinergy said: “We are delighted that the Scottish Government has…

A Pre-examination Meeting (PEM), the precurser to a Public Local Inquiry, will take place at 11am on Thursday 31st August in the Weigh Inn, Thurso. The PEM allows all interested parties to meet the Reporter appointed by the Scottish Government who will discuss, with the interested parties, the topics to be covered at the Inquiry. A date for…

Overturning their planning officer’s recommendation, today the North Planning Applications Committee of The Highland Council has raised an objection to Limekiln Wind Farm Resubmission, triggering another public inquiry. The Committee Members sited concerns about visual impact on the nearby wild land area as well as on the road network and nearby village of Reay. Fiona Milligan…

The Highland Council’s North Planning Applications Committee has deferred making a decision on whether to support or object to the resubmitted Limekiln Wind Farm application. Karen Lyons of The Highland Council told Members that: “Officers were made aware this morning that at around the time of finalisation of the report, SNH had briefed the Caithness…

Green energy firm Infinergy has officially resubmitted its planning application for a 24 turbine-turbine wind farm at Limekiln, in Caithness. Located 2.8km South/Southwest of Dounreay Power Station, the proposal consists of 24 turbines that will measure a maximum of 139m from ground to blade tip, with a total electricity generating capacity of 72 megawatts (MW). …

Green energy firm Infinergy will today begin the appeal of its planning application at Public Inquiry for a 24 turbine-turbine wind farm at Limekiln, in Caithness.  Infinergy believes the project will create new industries, jobs and skills that will outlast the decommissioning of nearby Dounreay Power Station, however The Highland Council North Planning Applications Committee…