Clashindarroch Wind Farm
Clashindarroch is an onshore project situated in Clashindarroch Forest near Huntly in Aberdeenshire. The forest is managed by Forestry Commission Scotland and is one of the largest woodland blocks in the north east.
Aberdeenshire Council granted planning permission for the 18 turbine wind farm in December 2010. Tree clearance will run in parrallel with construction due to start in June 2013.
Key project facts
- 18 turbines
- Installed capacity: 36.9 MW
- Forested site managed by Forestry Commission Scotland
- Construction start – June 2013
- Expected operation – March 2015
Once built, forest management will continue, whilst also harnessing the area's wind resource to produce clean, green electricity.
Keeping you informed
With construction due to commence in June 2013 you can visit the Clashindarroch Wind Farm blog (new window) for the latest news and information about the project.
Working with the local community
Vattenfall is committed to providing a Community Fund to the communities hosting the wind farm. The fund is worth around £180,000 annually for the life of the project. Vattenfall is working with a steering group of local community councilors to develop the fund over the next 2 years so that it is in place when the wind farm becomes operational.
Local supply chain opportunities in Clashindarroch
Vattenfall is committed to engaging with local companies throughout the project to ensure that our approach to project procurement and investments supports local businesses to enter and prosper in the renewable energy and green jobs sector.
To find out more about the opportunities that are available you can download the Supply Chain Information Pack or contact us:
Supply Chain info pack (PDF 2 MB)