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Harestanes

Photomontage of Harestanes Windfarm Extension

HARESTANES WINDFARM
LOCATION Located in the Forest of Ae near Moffat in Dumfries
STAGE Operational, opened by Fergus Ewing MP in July 2014
NO. TURBINES 68 turbines
OPERATING CAPACITY up to 136 megawatts
BENEFITS The construction of Harestanes Windfarm has created 11 kilometres of new tracks and paths, complimenting those already within the forest. These tracks are open for members of the public for recreational use. Mountain bikers have also benefited, with a new 4 kilometre trail being built on the famous 7stanes cycle route.
HARESTANES WINDFARM EXTENSION
LOCATION Located to the north of our operational Harestanes Windfarm, approximately 6 kilometres west of Moffat, 20 kilometres north-west of Lockerbie and 23 kilometres north of Dumfries
STAGE Awaiting determination, following the submission of a planning application to the Scottish Government in November 2013
PROJECT HISTORY

We are proposing to extend our operational Harestanes Windfarm, using the existing  substation, access tracks and operational and maintenance compound, minimising the requirement for the construction of new infrastructure.

NO. TURBINES 7 turbines with a maximum height 126.5 meters measured from the base to the tip of the blade at its highest point
OPERATING CAPACITY up to 16.1 megawatts
CONTACT The Project Team can be contacted directly by email: harestaneswindfarm@scottishpower.com

 

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