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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 […]
Donald Trump has submitted planning applications to Aberdeenshire Council for the next development phase of his Aberdeenshire golf course, including a ballroom and a 30-bedroom staff accommodation building, Scotland Now informs. Even though the businessman vowed not to take his plans forward unless the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) was rejected, he now claims that the offshore […]
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 […]
yes2wind, the pro-wind campaign and support group has had a complaint against Trump International Golf Club Scotland Limited upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). A complaint was filed on behalf of yes2wind in December 2102, following a misleading and distasteful advertisement that appeared in Scottish newspapers, The Courier and The Press and Journal on […]
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 […]
Trump Organisation executive vice president George Sorial has revealed that he had instructed UK lawyers Dundas & Wilson to officially request a public inquiry from Marine Scotland regarding the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) project, according to Herald Scotland. After calling for an inquiry for a year, Donald Trump has made this last move […]
The Scottish Green Party has filed a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority over Donald Trump’s advert, published in two newspapers, by which he calls on the public to protest against First Minister Alex Salmond’s support for wind energy, according to the Scotsman news site. A picture of a wind farm in California, under the […]
Today’s report from the Scottish Government's Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee said that tourism would not be negatively affected by wind turbines, what dismissed Donald Trump’s claims that offshore wind development would seriously damage Scotland’s financial state by discouraging tourists to visit the country. Even though, Mr. Trump submitted written evidence to the inquiry and […]
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 […]
Though Donald Trump was eager not to invest more in his Aberdeenshire assets while the offshore wind farm is under consideration, he yesterday announced that a luxury hotel next to his golf course is going to be built. This announcement came right after Mr. Trump had lost support from MoD and other organisations in his […]
Donald Trump yesterday lost the support from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland and Ministry of Defence (MoD) in his battle against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), the Daily Record says. Mr. Trump is fighting against the offshore wind turbines, claiming that the project would damage the view from […]
Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has banned a Trump Organisation placed advert for giving off misleading impressions on the proposed offshore wind farm, which would be visible from US billionaire Donald Trump’s golf course in Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen & North news site writes. The controversial advert entitled “Welcome to Scotland!” was placed in regional newspaper and it […]
Scottish First Minister has received another open letter from Donald Trump regarding offshore wind turbines, which are to be built near the coast. Mr. Trump said in his letter that the SNP’s concept of tax breaks for the golfing industry is a very good idea which will have a great impact. Nevertheless, he argued against […]
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 […]
Donald Trump told to the officials today that the government persuaded him into investing millions in the golf resort at Balmedie, and assured him that the offshore wind farm would not progress, reported Bloomberg. He also said that because of the wind farm plans the country will lose tourists. He was giving evidence to the […]
Donald Trump will come to Holyrood on Wednesday to state his opinion on the renewable energy proposals of the Scottish Government, both inside and outside the Parliament, reported Scotsman. He will join anti-wind farm protesters who will gather to join forces against the Government’s strategy to increase the number of turbines across the country. If […]
Last week, Niall Stuart, the Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables wrote to US tycoon Donald Trump regarding his statements on renewables and wind power over recent months. Scottish Renewables is the representative body for the renewable energy industry in Scotland, representing more than 300 organisations and companies working in the sector. I am writing in […]
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 […]
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 […]
Donald Trump said that he will scrape hotel and housing plans for a golf resort if the government approves an offshore wind farm off the coast of Aberdeenshire, reports Bloomberg. He will not go ahead with the plans if the „ugly industrial park“ will have ruined his golf course. On 1st August 2011, Vattenfall, […]
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
TYCOON Donald Trump today slammed plans for a windfarm in Aberdeen Bay which he fears will ruin views from his £750 million Balmedie golf... By David Ewen (eveningexpress) [mappress] Source: eveningexpress, December 08, 2010
U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a budget of USD 179.3 million for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, under a total budget for the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) of USD 11.7 billion.
As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.
Despite President Donald Trump’s pro-oil and gas stance and his decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord, there are some positive signs that US offshore wind is gaining momentum, Westwood Global Energy Group writes.
The U.S. President Donald Trump has announced his intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord.