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Sneddon

Current Status

Sneddon Law Community Wind Farm was approved on 24th October 2014.

Project Information

The wind farm will have an installed capacity of 45 MW to generate clean, green electricity.

Site Location

Sneddon Law Community Wind Farm is located in East Ayrshire, 5 km north of Galston and 9 km east of Kilmarnock. Sneddon stands adjacent to the Whitelee Wind Farm and its Extensions.

Wind Farm Layout

Sneddon Law Community Wind Farm will comprise of 15 wind turbines. These wind turbines have a tip height of 130 metres and a generating capacity of 3 MW.

Environmental Benefits

Sneddon Law Community Wind Farm will generate enough electricity to power approximately 29,600 homes and will displace around 50,800 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide per annum.

Economic Benefits

Sneddon Law Community Wind Farm will provide 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 45 MW, this equates to £112,500 per annum, totalling around £2,812,500 during the 25 year operational period, for the local host communities.

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