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

Tangy wind farm, situated approximately 9km northwest of Campbeltown on the west coast of the Kintyre Peninsula, Argyll & Bute has an installed capacity of 18.7MW. 

Quick overview

The original wind farm at Tangy has been in operation for almost ten years. It comprises of 15 turbines with a 7-turbine extension which became operational in 2007. The existing site is expected to remain in operation until 2022.  

Tangy III

SSE Renewables, the renewable energy development division of SSE, is in the early stages of exploring a potential redevelopment and extension of the existing wind farm at Tangy, Argyll & Bute on behalf of SSE Generation Limited.

Please visit its project page.


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