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Clashindarroch Wind Farm generates electricity for the very first time.

On January 23 at 2.40pm turbine number 18 generated first power from a wind speed of 7.8 metres per second (17 mph). Vattenfall and turbine supplier Senvion continue commissioning work on the remaining 17 turbines. Find out more information here.  

Christmas is fast approaching

Another Christmas is fast approaching on Clashindarroch, and unlike last year, it now looks like a wind farm! All turbines were installed through the summer – not too many issues thankfully – and internal fit out of each wind turbine carried out thereafter.  Since the end of the summer, commissioning works have continued and are […]

Community Fund Events This Week

During construction of the Clashindarroch Wind Farm, Vattenfall has appointed Foundation Scotland to develop the Clashindarroch Community Fund that will open once the turbines start generating electricity next year. You are invited to drop in at the following times to share your thoughts and ideas about on how the Fund should work to benefit the […]

A fun treat for site workers

During the 15 month construction process the only cold the site team have been used to is the ice and snow at Clashindarroch forest. This was until very recently when Project Director Chris Morris arranged a fun treat for the site team, an ice cream van! Chris said, “To celebrate over 140,0000 safe working hours […]

Working with local school pupils

Over the last few months we have really enjoyed working with local school pupils to tell them more about Clashindarroch Wind Farm and wind energy in general. The school teachers have found this interesting and educational and feel that this it is important for the pupils to learn more about the wind farm they will […]

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