Sandy Knowe is an 84.9MW 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. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2022. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Burcote Wind and ERG Power Generation. The project is currently owned by ERG Power Generation with a stake of 100%.
The project generates 236,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 55,308 households, offsetting 85,072t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $175.454m.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in October 2022.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Engie UK Holding Services under a power purchase agreement for a period of 10 years. The contracted capacity is 84.9MW.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the Sandy Knowe (Sandy Knowe-I).
Sandy Knowe (Sandy Knowe-I) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V112-3.45 MW turbines. The phase consists of 14 turbines with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.
Sandy Knowe (Sandy Knowe-II) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V112-3.45 MW turbines. The phase consists of 10 turbines with 3.45MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the Sandy Knowe (Sandy Knowe-I) for a period of 20 years.
Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the Sandy Knowe (Sandy Knowe-II).
The wind power project consists of 75m high towers supplied by CS Wind UK.
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About Burcote Wind
Burcote Wind Ltd (Burcote Wind) is a provider of renewable energy services. The company constructs, designs, operates, and manages onshore wind energy farms. Its project portfolio includes creggan, meikleton, benshinnie, longburn, lephin, and sandy knowe. It offers land assessment and environmental impact assessment. Burcote’s wind farms of more than 50MW installed capacity are approved by from central government, depending on the jurisdiction. The company constructs the innovative wind farms avoids damage of fossil fuels for green, clean, and limitless wind energy. Burcote Wind is headquartered in Fife, the UK.
About ERG Power Generation
ERG Power Generation SpA (ERG Power Generation), formerly ERG Renew SpA, is a subsidiary of ERG SpA and is a power company that generates electricity from renewable sources. The company generates electricity Wind, Thermoelectric, Hydroelectric and Solar. ERG Power Generation has operations in Italy, France, Bulgaria, Romania, Germany, and Poland among others. Its Italian farms are in in Sicily, Sardinia, Campania, Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria and Molis. ERG Power Generation is headquartered in Genoa, Italy