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January 5, 2022

Berry Burn, UK

By Carmen

Berry Burn is a 66.7MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Scotland, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 66.7 66.7 Active Scotland, the UK Catamount Energy; Force 9 Energy

Description

The project was developed by Catamount Energy and Force 9 Energy. The project is currently owned by Statkraft Wind UK with a stake of 51%.

The project generates 184,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 48,000 households. The project cost is $151.076m.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in May 2014.

Contractors Involved

Enercon was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 29 units of E-70 / 2,300 kW turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

About Catamount Energy

Catamount Energy Corporation (Catamount) is the non-regulated, independent power subsidiary of Central Vermont Public Service. The company is engaged in developing and operating wind energy projects. It is actively involved in providing electricity in the US and Europe. It operates its plants through a diverse fuel mix, including wind, hydroelectric, wood waste, and natural gas. The company is headquartered at Rutland in Vermont, the US.

The various projects owned and operated by Catamount include Sweetwater Wind Project, and Ryegate Power Station among others. In addition, the company has several other projects under implementation across the US and the UK.

In March 2007, Catamount acquired 50% of Elemental Power Group Fuel Cell, LLC, a developer of power projects based on fuel cell technologies. This acquisition would enable it to provide utility-scale, multi-megawatt, ultra-clean power solutions to urban environments. In addition, the company is also planning the Blaengwen project (30 MW) in South Wales.

In June 2008, the company was acquired by Duke Energy.

About Force 9 Energy

force9energy Ltd. is a wind farm developer.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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