Deuchries wind farm

Deuchries

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Location

Aberdeenshire - 1.5km east of Aberchirder

Status

Under Construction

Deuchries wind farm was granted consent on 1st April 2014 by Aberdeenshire Council. It is situated 1.5km to the east of Aberchirder in Banff and Buchan. The wind farm comprises 3 x 2.3MW turbines, equating to a total potential installed capacity of up to 6.9MW.  

*Please note that this figure is based on 3 turbines with a rated capacity of 2.35MW operating at 25.5% capacity (measured wind speeds from site) and assuming 3,938 is the average UK household electricity consumption in kW hours (based on DECCs publication Energy Consumption in the UK (2016).

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Community benefit

On commencement of construction of the wind farm a Community Fund will be established with funding of £5,000 per Mega Watt of Installed Capacity (anticipated to be between 6 and 6.9 MW), for each operational year of the wind farm.