ScottishPower Renewables has come under fire over contracts presented to landowners containing clauses that would prevent them speaking out about wind farm developments. The division of Iberdrola-owned Scottish Power wants to build two new wind farms off the Suffolk coast, and will also need to build cabling and substations onshore. The current cabling route has provoked local opposition, and campaigners claim it will mar the coast and countryside. Campaign group Suffolk Energy Action Solutions said a clause presented by SPR in contracts while negotiating with landowners stipulating they should not make any representations about planning applications for the two developments and withdraw previous representations, undermines the integrity of the planning process.
Telegraph 28th Feb 2021 read more »