Auchrobert Wind Farm is proposed on partially forested hills in South Lanarkshire, 25km south of Glasgow and 6km south east of Strathaven, ScotlandA planning application was submitted in December 2012 for a development of 12 turbines of up to 132m tip height. The wind farm has a total installed capacity of up to 36MW. Auchrobert is located within a...
Boyndie wind farm is located on a former World War II airfield around 2 km inland from the north coast of Aberdeenshire, between Portsoy and Banff. The land at the airfield is flat and well drained. Many of the airfield runways and access tracks are still intact, providing excellent access to the site. After carrying out, and submitting extensive...
Spaldington Airfield Wind Farm is located 10km north of Goole in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. The plant consists of five Enercon E92 wind turbines and construction was completed in 2016.
Assel Valley wind farm site is located 5 km south of Girvan in South West Scotland (United Kingdom). The plant employs ten N90/2500 wind turbines and has an installed capacity of 25 MW, generating approximately 84,000 MWh annually. The clean energy produced is the equivalent to the energy consumed by 20,500 homes and will save almost 36,000 tonnes of CO2.
West Browncastle is a 12 turbine wind farm located 9 km to the West of Strathaven in South Lanarkshire. It lies immediately south-east of the existing Scottish Power Whitelee development. The project was developed together with Coriolis Energy. The wind farm consists of 12 Nordex N100 turbines each rated 2.5 MW, with tip height of 129.9m. Construction works commenced in August...
Kingsburn Wind Farm is located 20 Km west of Stirling in central Scotland (United Kingdom). The plant consists of nine N90/2500 Nordex wind turbines. The project was constructed under a single contract with Nordex UK Ltd with site work commencing in 2015 with local contractor R J Mcleod. Each of the 9 turbines measure 110m to the tip of the...
The wind farm is located in the hills north of Invergarry and southwest of Fort Augustus and Invermoriston. The land belongs to the Achlain and Aberchalder Estates, and is currently used for grazing and sporting purposes. Land cover is dominated by heather moorland with areas of grassland, sedges, and reeds in wetter areas and alpine plant communities towards the...
Supplying the electrical distribution network in Scotland with power from wind energy, the Ben Aketil wind farm site lies approximately 18 km west of the town of Portree on the Isle of Skye. The site covers a hilly region of generally open moorland to the northwestern end of the island with site elevations ranging from 90 m to 266 m...
Earlsburn wind farm is located on open moorland in the Campsie Hills, between Stirling and Glasgow, just north of the Carron Reservoir. Following detailed monitoring of the wind resource, consideration of the location, environmental effects and the distance from local communities, and after carrying out, and submitting extensive environmental assessment work, the Stirling Council issued planning in February 2006. Turbines...

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West Browncastle – South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Near Strathaven in South Lanarkshire, West Browncastle Wind Farm has 12 turbines. Funding goes to the South Lanarkshire Renewable Energy Fund which...

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