Receive our newsletter – data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Market Data
January 5, 2022

Stornoway Wind Farm, UK

By Carmen

Stornoway Wind Farm is an 180MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Scotland, the UK. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 180 180 Permitting Scotland, the UK Stornoway Wind Farm


The project is being developed and currently owned by Stornoway Wind Farm.

The project is expected to generate 416,654MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 135,000 households. The project is expected to offset 252,909t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The wind power project will consists of 36 turbines each with 5 MW nameplate capacity.

The project will have 81m high towers.

Content from our partners
How Hengst helped to keep Germany’s charity “star singers” shining
How one power station prevented frequent shutdowns with three-stage air filtration
Reimagining the carbon problem

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

About Stornoway Wind Farm

Stornoway Wind Farm Ltd formely known as Lewis Wind Power Limited (LWP) is a development stage company, mainly engaged in the designing, construction, operating, and energy trading, decommission and development of wind farm. The company is a joint venture between British Energy and AMEC companies. It is involved in various renewable energy projects for developing onshore and offshore wind farms. LWP provides contribution to the economy of the Western Isles. the company is headquartered at Northumberland, the UK.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

Related Companies

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Wednesday. The power industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy