Salmond makes push for hydro power expansion

Salmond makes push for hydro power expansion
 

FIRST Minister Alex Salmond has urged energy giant ScottishPower to double the size of Scotland's biggest hydro power station, a move which he claims would create 1,000 jobs and "keep the lights on" across the UK.
ScottishPower has announced that it is undertaking a study into an expansion of its huge “hollow mountain” power plant at Ben Cruachan near Oban after a request by Mr Salmond.
Anti-wind farm campaigners and opposition parties last night said they hoped the move signalled a shift away from the controversial policy of turbines which have been springing up across Scotland’s... read more

 
11 February 2014 in Politics, Views: 35
Source: Scotsman
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