Artfield Fell

  • Category: Renewables
  • Energy type: Onshore wind
  • Project type: Asset

Artfield Fell wind farm is located within Dumfries and Galloway, approximately 9km north of the village of Glenluce.  As the name suggests, the wind farm is built on a hill and has fine views across to Luce Bay in the south, and Stranraer. The site covers an area of approximately 2.5 square kilometres and the nearby farm uses the site for grazing cattle, sheep and horses. 

  • 15 turbines with total capacity of 19.5MW
  • commissioned in July 2005
  • has an extension called Balmurrie Fell

Quick overview

Artfield Fell wind farm is located within Dumfries and Galloway approximately 9km north of the village of Glenluce. The site consists of 15 turbines and was commissioned in July 2005. As the name suggests, the wind farm is built on a hill and has fine views across to Luce Bay in the south, and Stranraer. The site covers an area of approximately 2.5 square kilometres and the nearby farm uses the site for grazing cattle, sheep and horses. The site has a seven turbine extension (Balmurrie Fell) which was completed in September 2012.

Balmurrie Fell

Balmurrie Fell wind farm is an extension of Artfield Fell wind farm. It is located approximately 9km north of the village of Glenluce in Dumfries and Galloway and is adjacent to the 15 turbine Artfield Fell wind farm.

Consented in December 2009 the Balmurrie site will has 7 Siemens 1.3MW turbines giving a total installed capacity of 9.1MW.

Construction began in January 2012 and was completed in September 2012.

Please visit its project page.

Community

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