St Fergus Energy seeks planning permission for renewable energy park

St Fergus Energy Ltd has submitted a planning application to build a renewable energy park on land to the south of the St Fergus Gas Terminal, Aberdeenshire, the Press and Journal reported on 6 December.

The company wants to erect two wind turbines alongside a solar panel farm and battery storage units and hopes to use the park to reduce the carbon footprint of the terminal using clean electricity.

Public consultation events were held in July, which saw residents complain that the turbines would be too high and would pose a safety risk to the terminal through their proximity to it. Plans will be considered by councillors over the next few months.

The Press and Journal

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