• Location: Near Shotts in North Lanarkshire

  • Site status: Pre-Construction

  • Background: A planning variation for West Benhar wind farm was consented in September 2020. Construction work is expected to start in March 2021.

  • Planned capacity: 30.1MW, capable of powering up to 18,000 homes*

  • Number of turbines: 7

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* Load factors based on the five year rolling averages on unchanged configuration basis using Table 6.5 of 'Digest of UK Energy Statistics' - latest figures as per July 2019 release. Based upon the average domestic electricity consumption per home (temperature corrected) per the Energy Consumption in the UK (published July 2019, Table C9 of ECUK: Consumption data tables).