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November 24, 2021

Clyde, UK

By Carmen

Clyde is a 349.6MW 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 December 2011.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 349.6 349.6 Active Scotland, the UK SSE

Description

The project was developed by SSE. SSE, Greencoat UK Wind and GLIL Infrastructure are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50.1%, 28.2% and 21.7% respectively.

The project generates 1,000GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 200,000 households.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in December 2011.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Canada was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Clyde (Clyde Phase 1) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 56 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Clyde (Clyde Phase 2) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 69 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Clyde (Clyde Phase 3) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 27 turbines, each with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2011, for a period of 20 years.

The wind power project consists of 80m high towers supplied by Wind Towers.

About SSE

SSE Plc (SSE) that develops, owns and operates energy and related infrastructure, and provides related services. The company generates, transmits and distributes electricity and supplies gas. SSE produces electricity in gas- and oil-fired, renewable, coal-fired; and gas from gas fields in North Sea. It has interests in electricity transmission businesses in the north of Scotland, electricity distribution in the north of Scotland and southern central England, and gas distribution in Scotland and southern England. SSE also offers energy portfolio management services and gas storage facilities. The company serves residential and commercial customers in Ireland and the UK. SSE is headquartered in Perth, Scotland, the UK.

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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