Aikengall Community Wind Farm became operational in March 2009.
Aikengall Community Wind Farm was given planning consent by East Lothian Council in March 2007. The wind farm has an installed capacity of 48 MW to generate clean, green electricity.
Aikengall Community Wind Farm is located in East Lothian, 3 km south of Innerwick and 9.5 km south of Dunbar.
Wind Farm Layout
Aikengall Community Wind Farm comprises of 16 Vestas V90 wind turbines. These wind turbines have a tip height of 125 metres and each has a generating capacity of 3 MW.
Aikengall Community Wind Farm generates enough electricity to power approximately 31,500 homes and based on displaces around 54,200 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide per annum.
Aikengall Community Wind Farm provides annual community benefit funding equivalent to £2,500 per MW of installed capacity for the planning permission of the wind farm. Based on an installed capacity of 48 MW, this equates to £120,000 per annum, totalling around £3 million during the 25 year operational period, for the local host communities.