Windy Rig Wind Farm is a 43.2MW 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. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in January 2022. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Element Power and Statkraft UK. The project is currently owned by Greencoat UK Wind with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 99,717MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 20,000 households, offsetting 42,878t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The project has 75m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in January 2022.

Contractors involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 12 units of V112 turbines, each with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.

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About Element Power

Element Power Ltd (Element Power) is a renewable energy company that develops, acquires, builds, finances and operates onshore wind, solar, flexible grid and interconnection projects. The company offers services such as operation and maintenance, project and grid development, structuring and financing, construction management, operational management, asset management, operation and maintenance, site assessment and design, quality assurance and inspection, technical evaluation, and others. Its projects include Maali Interconnector, Greenlink Interconnector, El Tesoro, Viento Sur, Sucha Kamienica and Windy Rig Wind Farm, among others. The company has operations in the UK, Ireland, Finland and Poland. Element Power is headquartered in London, the UK.

This content was updated on 10 July 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.