Burnfoot Hill is a 42.3MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Scotland, the UK. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in October 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 42.3 42.3 Active Scotland, the UK EDF Renewables; Wind Prospect Group


The project was developed by EDF Renewables and Wind Prospect Group. EDF Renewables, Pensions Infrastructure Platform and Dalmore Capital are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51%, 44.41% and 4.59% respectively.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 23,000 households.

The project has 59m high towers.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in October 2010.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to EDF Renewables under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 42.3MW.

Contractors Involved

Burnfoot Hill (Burnfoot Hill I) is equipped with Senvion turbines. The phase consists of 13 turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Burnfoot Hill (Burnfoot Hill II) is equipped with Senvion turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Burnfoot Hill (Burnfoot Hill III) is equipped with Senvion turbines. The phase consists of 6 turbines, each with 2.05MW nameplate capacity.

EDF Renewables and Senvion have provided O&M services for the project.

About EDF Renewables

EDF Renewables SA (EDF Renewables), a subsidiary of Electricite de France SA, develops, constructs, operates and maintains green electricity power plants in Europe and North America. The company produces electricity through various renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, hydro, and biomass. Its business activities include project development, production site construction, development and sale of structured assets, power generation, and operation and maintenance of energy generating facilities. The company develops, constructs and operates renewable energy plants not only for its own operation, but also for third parties. EDF Renewables has international presence with operations in the US, Mexico, Canada, Spain and other countries such as Europe, South Africa, and India. EDF Renewables is headquartered in Paris, France.

About Wind Prospect Group

Wind Prospect Group Ltd. (Wind Prospect) is an independent renewable energy company. It develops, constructs and operates onshore and offshore wind farms, providing complete range of services including site identification and feasibility studies, grid connection, environmental assessment, planning, designing, contracts management, project management, on-site monitoring, cost reporting, inspection and commissioning, site management, asset management, technical analysis detailed technical reporting and advisory services. It has operations across the UK, Australia, China, France, Ireland, Philippines, Poland, South Africa and Turkey. Wind Prospect is headquartered in Bristol, the UK.


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