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Dalry Community Wind Farm


Current Status

Dalry Community Wind Farm became operational in June 2006.

Project Information

Dalry Community Wind Farm was given planning consent by North Ayrshire Council in June 2003. The wind farm has an installed capacity of 18 MW to generate clean, green electricity.

Site Location

Dalry Community Wind Farm is located in North Ayrshire, 5 km northwest of Dalry and 6.5 km west of Kilbirnie.

Wind Farm Layout

Dalry Community Wind Farm comprises of 6 Vestas V90 wind turbines. These wind turbines have a tip height of 125 metres and each has a generating capacity of 3 MW.

Environmental Benefits

Dalry Community Wind Farm generates enough electricity to power approximately 11,800 homes and displaces around 20,300 tonnes of Carbon Dioxide per annum.

Economic Benefits

Dalry 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 18 MW, this equates to £45,000 per annum, totalling around £1.13 million during the 25 year operational period, for the local host communities.

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  • Company Registration Number: 04588923
  • VAT number: 845 147 422
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