Trimdon Grange Wind Farm

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Trimdon Grange Wind Farm
Trimdon Grange Wind Farm is located in County Durham
Trimdon Grange Wind Farm
Location of Trimdon Grange Wind Farm in County Durham
Country England, United Kingdom
Location near Trimdon Grange, County Durham
Coordinates 54°42′47″N 1°25′10″W / 54.7130°N 1.41944°W / 54.7130; -1.41944Coordinates: 54°42′47″N 1°25′10″W / 54.7130°N 1.41944°W / 54.7130; -1.41944
Status Operational
Commission date October 2008
Owner(s) EDF Energy
Wind farm
Avg. site elevation 446 ft
Power generation
Units operational 4 × 1.3 MW
Make and model Nordex: N60
Nameplate capacity 5.2 MW

Trimdon Grange Wind Farm is an onshore wind farm located near Trimdon Grange, County Durham, England. Commissioned in October 2008 it consists of four 1.3MW Nordex N60 turbines giving a total capacity of 5.2MW. It was developed by EDF and is operated by Cumbria Wind Farms.[1][2]

The proposed location of the wind farm caused controversy in 2004 when an agent of Tony Blair, then Prime Minister, wrote to a local action group, Trimdon Area Group Against Wind Farms claiming that the site was unsuitable. The location is around a mile from Tony Blair's old constituency house.[3]