Location in the UK : Scotland, South Ayrshire, Nr Barrhill Latitude /Longitude: 55 / -4.9(rounded) Type of installation: Wind on/offshore: on Turbines :60 Capacity : 120 MW Technology : Gamesa G80 Approx Date of 1st power generation: June 2011
Wind Turbines, Wind Farm, Renewable Energy, Green Power
Arecleoch Wind Farm is a 60 turbine wind farm in South Ayrshire, Scotland operated by Scottish Power Renewables with a total capacity of 120 megawatts, enough to power over 67,000 homes.
Commissioned in June 2011
Construction started 22 September 2009 with the construction of access roads The 60-turbine Arecleoch wind farm - set to be the fourth largest in Scotland.
The Scottish Government said the projects would make a significant contribution to its target of producing 31% of electricity from renewable sources by 2011.
ScottishPower opens two new wind farms First Minister of Scotland and chair of Iberdrola formally switched on the 28-turbine 56 MW Mark Hill and 60-turbine 120 MW ARECLEOCH wind farms. Mark Hill and ARECLEOCH will generate sufficient power for up to 100,000 homes.
South West Scotland Wind Farms - Turbine maps covers ARECLEOCH; Artfield Fell; Assel valley; Breaker Hill; Dersalloch;
Glenapp & Loch Ree; Glenchamber; Glenvernoch; Hadyard Hill; Hill of Ochiltree; Kilgallioch; Mark Hill; North Rhins; Straid; Tralorg Hill.
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DECC Data on this Project: Arecleoch DECC Reference:N00366W
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