Novar is a 53.8MW 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 October 1997. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Beaufort Wind, Infinis Energy, Npower and RWE. RWE and Ventient Energy are currently owning the project.

The project generates 128,772MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 31,500 households.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in October 1997.

Contractors involved

Novar (Novar Extension) is equipped with Enercon E-70 turbines. The phase consists of 16 turbines with 2.3MW nameplate capacity.

Novar (Novar Phase I) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy turbines. The phase consists of 34 turbines, each with 0.5MW nameplate capacity.

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About Beaufort Wind

Beaufort Wind Limited operates wind farms and it is a subsidiary of Zephyr Investments Ltd. The company is headquartered at Swindon, the UK.

About Infinis Energy

Infinis Energy (Infinis), a holding company of Infinis group, is a renewable power generator company. The company is engaged in developing, constructing and operating renewable power plants that deliver clean and sustainable electricity. Infinis operates landfill gas (LFG), onshore wind and hydro plants across the UK. The company operates in the UK, where it is headquartered in Northampton.

About Npower

Npower Ltd (Npower), a subsidiary of E.ON Energy Solutions Ltd, is an energy company that transmits and distributes electricity to its customers. The company designs and installs gas supplies and gas meters, installs solar PV panels. It supplies gas and electricity and offers energy-related services. Npower operates and manages coal, gas, and oil-fired power stations across the UK, and a portfolio of coal, gas, and oil-fired power stations. The company serves residential and business customers with electricity and gas in the local communities across the UK. Npower is headquartered in Coventry, England, the UK.

About RWE

RWE AG (RWE) is an energy utility company. The company has presence across the energy value chain, from lignite production and electricity generation to energy trading and operation of distribution networks, and supply of electricity, gas, and energy solutions. It produces electricity using conventional, nuclear, and renewable sources. RWE trades electricity, oil, natural gas, biomass, coal, and CO2 certificates; retails electricity and gas; and sources fuel needed to produce electricity and heat, and markets the electricity generated by its plants. It also plans, builds, and operates renewable energy facilities; and manages electricity and gas distribution networks. The company serves residential, commercial, industrial, and corporate customers in European Union member countries, Benelux, Eastern Europe, and other countries in the continent. RWE is headquartered in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

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.