Griffin Wind Farm is a 156.4MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Scotland, the UK. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in February 2012. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by GreenPower Developments and SSE. The project is currently owned by SSE Renewables with a stake of 100%.

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.

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About GreenPower Developments

GreenPower Developments Ltd (GreenPower) develops wind and hydro power projects from single turbines. The company’s services include project origination; development, commercialization 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) is an energy company that develops, owns and operates energy and related infrastructure, and provides related services. The company generates, transmits and distributes electricity and supplies gas. SSE generates electricity through renewable and non-renewable sources. It has 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.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.