Little Wyvis under attack

One that seems to have dropped a little below the radar is the 14 turbines application for the Carn Gorm wind farm by PI Renewables. Fourteen turbines on the western flanks of Ben Wyvis although the application totally ignores the Munro and refers only to Little Wyvis. It is just 45m lower than daughter of the Ben. The iconic Ben is under attack from all sides and in this case there are few local residents to fight it. Nearest habitation is Garve which is described as 4km away. Already smarting from the approvals of Corriemollie, Lochluichart and Lochluichart extention, there is probably little enthusiasm to contest yet another application.

It is interesting that in this graphic only ten of the fourteen turbines are shown

It is interesting that in this graphic only ten of the fourteen turbines are shown

Carn Gorm Wind Farm – Formation of 42 mw wind farm, including erection of 14 wind turbines on 70m towers (height to tip 115m) (rotor diameter 90m), erection of control building and sub-station, erection of anemometer mast, formation of hardstandings, borrow pits, access tracks, temporary construction compound and site entrance/turning facility. Application No: 13/04791/FUL


About Dougal Quixote

Slightly mad. Always believes a cup is half full so continues to tilt at Wind Turbines and the politicians that seem to believe it is their god given right to ruin Scotland for a pot of fool's gold.
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One Response to Little Wyvis under attack

  1. heavywhalley says:

    Reblogged this on heavywhalley and commented:
    Little Wyvis – a lovely area another nail in the Coffin?

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