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 […]
On Thursday evening Leith Links Community Council hosted an hour and half long hustings meeting to give local people a chance to raise local issues with the various different candidates standing for election. An audio recording was made of the whole debate and below it’s been split it into the individual questions that were asked […]
The rumours have come to an end and we’re pretty sure that most people would agree with the First Minister – it’s welcome news for Leith. Spanish firm Gamesa has announced it’s intention to invest more than £125million in Leith Docks to create a new manufacturing facility for offshore wind turbines. The development has the […]
What they said when Forth Energy announced that they were scrapping plans to build a 200MW plant on Leith Docks.