of projects which promote sustainable economic growth.
MKA Economics has conducted the socio-economic, tourism and recreational impact of numerous renewable energy proposals across the UK, including the Coire Glas Pumped Storage Scheme for SSE in 2018. We have been retained by SSE in 2020 to appraise the economic beneftis of the Glencassley Wind Farm near Lairg in the Scottish Highlands.
MKA Economics led the economic impact assessment of Scotland's first Wavegarden (see image below), this received Planning Consent in 2019. We also supported Flowpearl devise an economic case of a new 200 bed hotel 'The Aviator' at Edinburgh Airport.
MKA Economics completed the impact assessment of the Ladies and Men's Scottish Opens held at The Rennissance Club in 2019. Other event impacts in 2019 included Tiree Music Festival, SkiffieWorlds, Eilean Dorcha Festival, Fringe by the Sea and The Stranraer Oyster Festival.