Griffin Wind Farm is a 156.4MW 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 February 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 156.4 156.4 Active Scotland, the UK GreenPower Developments; SSE


The project was developed by GreenPower Developments and SSE. The project is currently owned by SSE.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 80,000 households.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in February 2012.

Contractors Involved

Griffin Wind Farm (Griffin Wind Farm I) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-2.3-101 turbines. The phase consists of 61 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Griffin Wind Farm (Griffin Wind Farm II) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SWT-2.3-93 turbines. The phase consists of 7 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 5 years.

About GreenPower Developments

GreenPower Developments Ltd (GreenPower) develops wind and hydro power projects from single turbines. The company’s services include project origination; development, commercialisation and construction; investment finance and structuring, and operations and asset management services. Its areas of specialization include grid connection, electrical and civil engineering requirements; procurement and contract management; construction phase management and oversight, including financial management, and quality and performance monitoring. GreenPower’s operations and asset management services comprise financial management planning, performance monitoring, PPA pricing and hedging strategy, reporting to banks and shareholders, contract management, health and safety and environmental and ecological monitoring. The company provides local power to multi-megawatt grid connected wind farms in the UK. GreenPower is headquartered in Alloa, Scotland, the UK.

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.


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