It’s more than a year since Forth Energy announced that it was to scrap proposals to build a giant power plant on Leith Docks. But not before their Leith biomass plan had earned the moniker of the most “unpopular planning application in Edinburgh’s history,” after 1800 objections were triggered by the proposal. And despite withdrawing […]
Do you remember when Forth Energy proposed a giant, and deeply unpopular, biomass power station on Leith docks? At the time, Greener Leith objected to the proposal largely on the basis that it we felt it was highly unlikely to ever operate efficiently enough to deliver meaningful carbon savings – even though it would qualify […]
This Thursday there was a protest outside Holyrood that featured people dressed up as trees, protest songs and numerous Leithers. All were gathered to try to persuade the Scottish Government to close loopholes in the new proposed subsidy regime that would allow large biomass power plants – similar to the one Forth Energy proposed to […]
What they said when Forth Energy announced that they were scrapping plans to build a 200MW plant on Leith Docks.
A Scottish Government consultation ends soon on policy proposals that could see the final demise of Forth Energy’s proposed Leith power plant on Leith docks. Although we were initially delighted to see some of the policy proposals outlined in the consultation, as we looked into them in more detail some loop holes in the proposals […]
Before we go any further, it’s important to make clear that this isn’t the Greener Leith Annual Report. We’ve still to get that online. This is intended to be a quick look back at the year on this website – to show you what the most well read blog posts on the Greener Leith blog […]