Two-thirds of rural Scots back onshore wind farms, says Survation poll
Wind farm developments should be accelerated with the help of state subsidies after a poll revealed two-thirds of rural Scots support them, campaigners say.
A Green MSP in Fife has called on the UK Government to re-introduce the cash support on the back of the survey, so more energy projects can go ahead.
The Survation study for Scottish Renewables found 66% of rural Scots support the use of onshore wind energy, while 11% are opposed to new farms.
WWF Scotland said the poll is “another nail in the coffin for the myth that renewables are unpopular”.
But Bill Bowman, the Scottish Conservative... read more
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