Scottish Court of Session approves 2.1 GW offshore wind

A court in Scotland has rejected a case from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. This opens up the opportunity for 2.1 GW offshore wind.

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The Court of Session in Scotland has rejected an application from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) in which the group requests that the case against four offshore wind projects be reviewed by the UK Supreme Court, reports Renews.

The bird charity had filed an appeal at the supreme court after a previous ruling fell in favor of the Scottish government's approval of the wind farms. The Scottish government gave the green light back in October 2014, but RSPB has since fought against it, because the group feels that the projects will be harmful to several endangered species.

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