The funding boost follows discussions between the Upper Nithsdale Community Trust, made up of representatives from two of the region's community councils, and Burcote Wind and ERG Renewables, the operators of the Sandy Knowe windfarm
development, after it had pledged to support local good causes as part of its application.
While I accept the argument many people find them not beautiful (I often go to the summit of the Garth mountain on the north edge of Cardiff and see windfarms
stretching into the distance on the green hills of the south Wales valleys) however, there is a greater argument that they are a "necessary evil" to combat global warming.
3 August 2017 - Scotland, UK-based energy company SSE plc (LSE: SSE) has signed an agreement to sell a further stake in Clyde Windfarm
Hornsea Project One's total output will be 1.2GW, compared to 630MW at the largest existing offshore windfarm
, the London Array, off the Kent coast.
is operated by ScottishPower Renewables, who are owned by Spanish utility giants Iberdrola.
The map can be broken down by individual windfarms
to show site capacity, operator, number of turbines, current wind speed and electricity generation output from all 27 offshore windfarms
in the UK, which comprise nearly 1,500 individual turbines.
When a windfarm
consumes electricity like this, observers will notice that, on calm days, wind turbine blades are mysteriously spinning.
Swedish onshore wind power company Arise AB (STO:ARISE) announced on Thursday the signing of a five year operations management agreement with Storrun Windfarm
, representing 30 MW of installed capacity.
In floating production environments, subsea electrical power cables are used to inter-connect floating structures on offshore windfarms
and also run between the substation (electrical hub of the windfarm
) and the shore.
Yesterday's announcement by Centrica that it was handing back its Round 3 Irish Sea windfarm
licence was bad news for many local firms looking forward to many more years of business from the industry.
A COUNTY council is at war with the new Environment Minister after he told them to reverse a decision on reducing windfarms
BOMBS discovered at an offshore windfarm
will be destroyed in controlled explosions "as soon as possible", say the site''s developers.
Testing is taking place near Glasgow at SgurrEnergy's test facility Carrot Moor, within the Whitelee Windfarm
- the UK's largest onshore windfarm
A NEW platform for Gwynt y Mfr off-shore windfarm
is due to set sail for North Wales today.
A LOST and tired 51-year-old kayaker was recovering yesterday after being saved three miles out to sea after paddling to a windfarm
in his T-shirt.