Arecleoch Wind Farm

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Arecleoch Wind Farm
Several wind turbines with a gravel path leading around them.
Arecleoch Wind Farm
Arecleoch Wind Farm is located in Scotland
Arecleoch Wind Farm
Location of Arecleoch Wind Farm in Scotland
Country Scotland, United Kingdom
Location South Ayrshire
Coordinates 55°03′12″N 04°52′56″W / 55.05333°N 4.88222°W / 55.05333; -4.88222Coordinates: 55°03′12″N 04°52′56″W / 55.05333°N 4.88222°W / 55.05333; -4.88222
Status Operational
Construction began 2009
Commission date June 2011
Owner(s) ScottishPower Renewables
Operator(s) Scottish Power
Wind farm
Type Onshore
Power generation
Units operational 60 X 2 MW
Make and model Gamesa: G80
Nameplate capacity 120

Arecleoch Wind Farm is a 60 turbine wind farm in South Ayrshire, Scotland with a total capacity of 120 megawatts (MW), enough to power over 67,000 homes.[1] Construction started in 2009 and it was commissioned in June 2011.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b UK Operational Wind Farms – Renewable UK Accessed 27 September 2011
  2. ^ Arecleoch Wind Farm – Renewables Map Accessed 27 September 2011