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  • 14 November 2013

    The U.S. tycoon Donald Trump believes that the court will overrule the decision by the Scottish Government to allow the development of offshore wind farm in Aberdeen Bay. Namely, Vattenfall, Technip and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group plan to deploy eleven wind turbines which will, as Trump says, spoil the view for guests at his Menie […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The US President-Elect Donald Trump has reportedly advised UK politician Nigel Farage and his team, with whom Trump met on 13 November, to campaign against onshore wind farms in Scotland, suggesting that they should be moved offshore.  “He thinks Scotland is the most beautiful country in the world,” Andy Wigmore, who was at the meeting, said in […]

  • 25 April 2012

    93% of Scots polled are either more supportive or their views unchanged by Trump’s comments on wind power. Poll also suggests 85% of Scots surveyed believe Scottish Government should place little or no weight on Donald Trump’s views when making decisions about energy policy The majority of people polled in a YouGov survey in Scotland […]

  • 10 February 2012

      In response to a letter sent by Donald Trump to the First Minister regarding offshore wind, Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said:  “Who is Donald Trump to tell Scotland what is good for our economy and our environment?  “Offshore wind is already attracting billions of pounds of investment and supporting hundreds of […]

  • 26 September 2011

    THE head of Swedish energy giant Vattenfall says he will not be intimidated by Donald Trump’s threats to thwart the development of a £150… By Nathalie Thomas (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, September 26, 2011

  • 22 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Even though Vattenfall yesterday informed it made a final investment decision to build the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), this did not mark an end of the fight against the project for Donald Trump, whose company Trump International Golf Links said it will file “formal written objections” in an effort to stop the project’s construction.  Trump plans to start another […]

  • 13 February 2013

    The Trump Organisation executive vice president George Sorial has confirmed that Donald Trump will stop the proposed European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) from being built close to his golf resort by filing an appeal to any approval of the project. “It will be many years before we have exhausted the appeals process, which we […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The Scotland’s Coastline saga continues. American tycoon Donald Trump accuses First Minister Alex Salmond of destroying the coastline with the offshore wind power plans. As it is well known, Mr. Trump is going to give up his golf resort plans in case the new wind farm is approved. On the other hand, the Scottish government […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Billionaire businessman Donald Trump​ has written to Scotland’s First Minister for a second time, objecting to plans to build an offshore… (huffingtonpost) [mappress] Source: huffingtonpost, September 28, 2011

  • 15 December 2015

    The UK’s Supreme Court is scheduled to publish a ruling on Donald Trump’s legal fight against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) on Wednesday, 16 December. After losing a couple of times in the Scottish courts, the Trump Organization decided to file a lawsuit against the 11-turbine project to the UK’s Supreme Court, saying that it was “impossible to have a […]

  • 10 July 2012

    Donald Trump, the U.S. tycoon, opens the first stage of his golf resort today. The golf resort, built in two years and worth GBP 750 million ($1.16 billion), will be open when Mr. Trump plays the first round on the championship course. As written on Bloomberg, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has not been invited to the opening […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the decision by the UK’s Supreme Court to dismiss the appeal by Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd, Donald Trump might take the case against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) to European courts, according to BBC.  In June, Trump announced he will take the fight to European courts if he loses in the Supreme Court. “We […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Lawyers from the Trump Organisation have called for a public inquiry into the GBP 230 million offshore wind plans near Donald Trump’s golf course. In case that the public inquiry is not held, the lawyers said that they would pursue all available legal remedies, according to BBC news. The lawyers sent a letter to Marine […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Donald Trump is not known for making friends in Scotland, particularly after his planned Aberdeenshire golf resort came under criticism from locals. (dailymail) [mappress] Source: dailymail, November 03, 2011

  • 30 June 2016

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has been appointed the preferred Offshore Balance of Plant contractor by Vattenfall for the construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The contract includes all offshore elements of the wind farm, with the exception of the wind turbine supply. Offshore works in preparation for full construction were carried out in March […]

  • 26 March 2013

    Following the decision of the Scottish Government to give consent to the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre’s (EOWDC) development, Donald Trump still stands behind his words to fight the project in courts. Mr. Trump says that this was a purely political decision and he has vowed to file a lawsuit to stop the project from […]

  • 9 November 2016

    Renewable energy as a vital part of the future US energy mix has been put under a question mark after the announcement that Donald Trump won the presidential elections, given that his energy policy is most likely to revolve around fossil fuels. If this will affect the country’s offshore wind industry in any way is […]

  • 20 January 2017

    At a nomination hearing held by the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources yesterday, Rick Perry, who has been chosen by the newly-elected US president Donald Trump to lead the Department of Energy (DoE), reflected on his statement made several years ago that led to concerns on him being in charge of DoE.  Namely, with […]

  • 28 February 2012

      Donald Trump could spend over £10m fighting against the wind project offshore Aberdeen, reports BBC. It is well known that Mr. Trump believes that the potential wind farm will harm Scotland in many ways, so he has started a campaign “to save Scotland”. In case a decision on accepting the offshore wind farm plans […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Donald Trump has taken the fight against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) project to the Supreme Court in London, which held a hearing today.  After losing a couple of times in the Scottish courts, the Trump Organization decided to file a lawsuit against the 11-turbine project to the UK’s Supreme Court, saying that it was “impossible to have […]

  • 5 December 2011

    DONALD Trump is struggling to secure public support for his opposition to the “eyesore” offshore wind farm, which he says threatens his £750…   (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, December 05, 2011

  • 9 April 2012

    Responding to the news that renewable energy company 2-B Energy has joined forces with Scottish Enterprise (SE) to deliver cutting-edge offshore wind technology with the potential to reduce costs by up to 45%, Dr Richard Dixon, Director of WWF Scotland said:  “This announcement is another vote of confidence in Scotland as the place to come […]

  • 7 December 2011

    Donald Trump’s representatives yesterday held a secret meeting with the companies behind plans for a 200 million offshore wind farm…   (heraldscotland) [mappress] Source: heraldscotland, December 07, 2011

  • 19 September 2013

    A hearing for the case of Donald Trump against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) project has been scheduled to take place on November 12, according to BBC Scotland. Earlier this year, Mr. Trump has filed a legal complaint against the development of the project and his lawyers will now make their best to […]

  • 31 March 2013

    Estonia Could Get One of the World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farms Estonia could get an offshore wind farm that would be one of the largest ones in the world, with the capacity of 2.7 GW.   UK: New Installation Technique Used at Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Zone The Dogger Bank offshore wind zone is proving […]

  • 11 November 2016

    Offshore wind is a state-level matter in the United States and Donald Trump will not have any real impact on its development, the Danish Wind Industry Association said.