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Arecleoch Wind Farm (Wind , Active)
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
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.
Wind Turbines, Wind Farm, Renewable Energy, Green Power
Useful links and News items
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. Source: ifp, Date and Time of entry: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 00:00
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. Source: blogspot, Date and Time of entry: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 00:00
Gigawatt milestone for Scottish Power wind farms Scottish Power Renewables has now expanded its operation to 24 wind farms. The larger of the two, at ARECLEOCH, has 60 turbines. Neighbouring Mark Hill has 24 turbines Source: bbc, Date and Time of entry: Friday, September 30, 2011 00:00
First 100 days of Government The Scottish Government, through Scottish Enterprise, provided funding support to AWS. (June 21, 2011) First Minister formally opens the 28-turbine Mark Hill and 60-turbine ARECLEOCH windfarms, near Barrhill Source: cospp, Date and Time of entry: Tuesday, August 30, 2011 00:00
Gigawatt milestone for Scottish Power wind farms Two new wind farms in South Ayrshire, which are operated by Scottish Power, have entered production. The opening of the ARECLEOCH and Mark Hill wind farms here in South Ayrshire is a significant milestone for Scottish Power Renewables. Date and Time of entry: Monday, June 27, 2011 00:00
ARECLEOCH Wind Farm The £15m contract has been awarded via Farrans Construction who will act as principal contractor and main civil contractor for the works. Source: bb, Date and Time of entry: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 11:25
Work starts on one of Scotlandís largest wind farms ScottishPower Renewables has started construction work on a 120MW wind farm at ARECLEOCH near Barrhill, South Ayrshire which is expected to produce enough energy to power 67,000 homes. Source: nef, Date and Time of entry: Thursday, October 1, 2009 10:22
Work commences on ARECLEOCH Ė one of Scotlandís largest wind farms ScottishPower Renewables, the UK subsidiary of Iberdrola Renovables (the largest wind energy company in the world), has officially begun construction work on the ARECLEOCH wind farm near Barrhill in South Ayrshire (Scotland). Source: renmag, Date and Time of entry: Thursday, October 1, 2009 10:21