Millour Hill II
Millour Hill Extension Community Wind Farm became operational in March 2016.
Millour Hill Extension Community Wind Farm was given planning consent by North Ayrshire Council in June 2014. Comprising of two turbines, they have an installed capacity of 6 MW to generate clean, green electricity.
Millour Hill Extension Community Wind Farm is located in North Ayrshire, 5 km northwest of Dalry and 6.5 km west of Kilbirnie. The wind farm forms an extension of Community Windpower’s operational Millour Hill Community Wind Farm.
Wind Farm Layout
Millour Hill Extension Community Wind Farm comprises of 2 Siemens Direct Drive wind turbines. These wind turbines have a tip height of 125 metres and each has a generating capacity of 3 MW.
Millour Hill Extension Community Wind Farm generates enough electricity to power approximately 3,900 homes and displaces around 6,700 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide per annum.
Millour Hill Extension Community Wind Farm provides annual community funding equivalent to £5,000 per MW of installed capacity for the planning permission of the wind farm. Based on an installed capacity of 6 MW, this equates to £30,000 per annum, totalling around £750,000 during the 25 year operational period, for the local host communities. Community benefit funding from Millour Hill is administered by the Dalry Parish Boundary Trust. Any local community groups wishing to apply for funding should visit their website http://www.dpbt.org.uk/