West Browncastle is a 30MW 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 a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2014. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Coriolis Energy and Falck Renewables Wind. The project is currently owned by Falck Renewables Wind.

The project supplies enough clean energy to power 18,000 households, offsetting 32,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $67.95m.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in 2014.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Vattenfall under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 30MW.

Contractors involved

Nordex was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 12 units of N100 (2.5 MW) turbines, each with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

Nordex is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2014, for a period of 10 years.

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About Coriolis Energy

Coriolis Energy Ltd (Coriolis), formerly Coriolis New Energy Ltd is a renewable energy company that develops wind farms. The company offers site assessment, development and construction services. Its site assessment services include reviewing site characteristics to determine its suitability for a wind farm and putting in place a land option agreement. Coriolis’ development services include monitoring and confirming site wind resources and consulting with individuals and organizations with an interest in the project and others. The company also offers free site assessments to its clients. The company has a presence in Maidenhead and Glasgow. Coriolis is headquartered in Maidenhead, the UK.


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