Fairburn

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

Construction activity on the  Fairburn wind farm commenced in February 2009, with the wind farm becoming operational in February 2010.  

  • capacity of 40MW
  • 20 turbines
  • located to the south of Loch Achonachie in Glen Orrin, Ross-shire

Quick overview

Construction activity on the 40MW Fairburn wind farm commenced in February 2009, with the wind farm becoming operational in February 2010. SSE Renewables invested over £50m in the development of the project. There are 20 turbines at the site, each generating two megawatts of renewable electricity.

Community

We recognise that our investments in new electricity generation benefit from the co-operation of the local community in a variety of ways, particularly during the construction phase. In recognition of this, our policy is to establish long-term funds to support community projects in areas where we are developing generation projects. 

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