- Category: Sustainable Power
- Published on Sunday, 06 October 2013 11:57
- Written by Maggi Kaye
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Windy Standard Windfarm has been operation since1996 and at present is one of the largest windfarms in Scotland. It currently has thirty-six 600kW turbines producing a combined maximum power of 21.6MW, each turbine produces enough power for about 550 homes. It is located between 500 and 680 meters up in the hills between Galloway and Ayrshire and covers 350 ha, though only1% of this is actual turbines.
There have been a number of other wind farms proposed in the area which are currently going through the planning process.