ScottishPower gets go-ahead for Europe’s biggest onshore windfarm

Mark Milner and David Adam
Friday April 28, 2006
The Guardian

Engineers were yesterday granted permission by the Scottish Executive to build the largest onshore windfarm in Europe, after they agreed to erect a new radar tower for Glasgow airport.

ScottishPower’s new windfarm, at Whitelee, south of Glasgow, will cost £300m to build and its 140 wind turbines will produce enough electricity to power 200,000 homes. The new facility, the company’s second big windfarm in Scotland’s central belt, is expected to generate some 322 MW of electricity when it enters full operation in 2009…..
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