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1/3rd down 2/3rds to go – SPR consider downsizing

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SPR revealed at their TIREE Public Information day on the 30th Oct that they were: “ considering a revision in the design” of the proposed Array.This would in effect reduce the Array by approx 1/3 rd from 300 to 215 (6MW) Turbines . This has arisen from surveys prompted by environmental issues with regard to… »

Argyll Array Project Update #38 – November 2012

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Public Information Day (PID) This year’s Public Information Day (PID) took place last week in An Talla. One of the important points discussed was a proposal to revise the design of the wind farm to exclude some of the Skerryvore Reef area, which would reduce the overall size of the wind farm. A revised map… »

Argyll Array Project Update #37 – October 2012

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Public Information Day (PID) A final reminder that this year’s Public Information Day will be held on Tuesday 30th October between 2.00 pm and 7.00 pm in An Talla, Crossapol. Refreshments will be available throughout the day. What’s a decommissioning plan? Decommissioning is the term for the removal of the wind farm from the site… »

ARGYLL ARRAY PROJECT UPDATE No 35- Sept 2012

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Public Information Day (PID) – Change of date and venue It has unfortunately become necessary to change the date of the forthcoming Public Information Day (PID) for the project. It had been scheduled for Thursday 4th October but will now be held on Tuesday 30th October between 2.00pm and 7.00pm, in An Talla, Crossapol. The… »

Argyll Array Project Update #34 – September 2012

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Public Information Day (PID) This year’s Public Information Day (PID) for the project will be held on Thursday 4th October between 2.00pm and 7.00pm, in Tiree Rural Centre, Crossapol. Complimentary light refreshments will be available all day from the Cobbled Cow. The format will be the same as at the last PID; members of the… »

Argyll Array Project Update #33 – August 2012

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Public Information Day (PID) This year’s Public Information Day (PID) for the project will be held on Thursday 4th October between 2.00pm and 7.00pm. The venue has still to be finally confirmed. The format will be the same as at the last PID; members of the public are invited to drop in anytime during the… »

No Tiree Array Update

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ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES SNH is currently conducting a Basking Shark survey of the Skye-Mull area, including Tiree & Coll, as part of the environmental study with regard to possible MPA status for, or within, the Area. Tracking details have been impressively revealing in terms of shark location, confirming Tiree-Coll and Skerryvore as a basking shark hot… »

Argyll Array Project Update No.32 August 2012

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Tiree RESET Fund One of the matters that’s come up as I’ve been discussing the Fund with people recently is that many assume it only applies to education or training in engineering. This is far from the case and the range of activities it has been set up to support is very wide.The Background and… »

Argyll Array Project Update #30 – July 2012

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When the announcement of the amended timescales for the Argyll Array was made it was also announced that this would have no effect on the discussions regarding the Community Partnership Fund (CPF) proposed to be established in Tiree by SPR. This is still the case and the commitment to the Fund is unchanged. What has… »

Argyll Array Project Update #28 – June 2012

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Public Information Day 2012 The SPR Public Information Day for 2012 will be held in the autumn, on a date yet to be fixed. There will be a number of SPR staff on hand to give information on such issues as the implications of the new project timetable, the process of preparing our Environmental Statement… »